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The Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association girls’ state tournament has been a contributing factor to the boom in participation and a highlight event for girls’ high school wrestling in the state. This year was even more special.
Iowa State Coach Kevin Dresser and Purdue Coach Tony Ersland were both two-time state champions for Humboldt before continuing their wrestling careers as Iowa Hawkeyes and then eventually as college coaches. They brought their NCAA Division I programs to Humboldt Sunday for a dual that the Cyclones won, 23-13.
The Hawks have won five of the last six team titles in state events. They have picked up where they left off after a sweep of traditional and dual crowns last season. Also, Alburnett claimed a tournament title Saturday and Battle of Waterloo is set.