Three Flandreau Youth Wrestlers earned their way to the State AAU Youth Wrestling tournament. They all placed at regions which was held in Brookings on March 14. The top three advance and will compete at the State AAU tourney this weekend in Rapid City.
Braehden Kuhnel placed 2nd in the midgets 96 class. Ian VonEye placed second in the Novice 68 pound bracket and Teague Bergjord took third in the Schoolboy 80 pound bracket.
Other wrestlers who advanced to regions from Districts were Briggs Johnson and Connor Thorson (Bantam 61); Cayden Blubaugh (Bantam 70), Ashdaehn Kuhnel (Midgets 77); Cameron Blubaugh (Midgets 82, 4th place); Landon Peters (Midgets 104, 4th place); and Justin Klein (Schoolboy 115, 4th place). The Flandreau Youth Wrestlers were coached by Mike Witte and Blake Bergjord.