SDHSAA board grapples with wrestling dual format
June 21, 2023
By Dana Hess
For the S.D. Newspaper Association
South Dakota’s high school wrestling tournament has grown so large that the duals tournament portion will be moved to a separate date. That decision was made June 15 by the board of directors of the South Dakota High School Activities Association.
“Something had to give,” said SDHSAA Executive Director Dan Swartos, explaining that with the addition of girls’ wrestling, the tournament has gotten unwieldy. Athletic directors, Swartos said, were hesitant to move girls’ wrestling to its own tournament.
The duals tournament was added to t...