Wrestling: Royals (16-5) get top seed in 5AAA tournament

By Bruce Strand

ECM-Sun Newspapers


The Rogers Royals wrestling team, after completing its first winning regular-season with a 16-5 record, have been voted the top seed for the Section 5AAA tournament coming up Saturday at Maple Grove.

Rogers will wrestle at 10 a.m. against the winner of No. 8 Irondale vs. No. 9 Park Center. The other pairings will be No. 4 Mounds View vs. No. 5 Osseo, No. 3 Maple Grove vs. No. 6 Champlin Park, and No. 2 Centennial vs. No. 7 Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Falls. If Rogers wins in the quarterfinals, they will face Osseo or Mounds View in the semifinals.