DMPS Wrestlers Qualify for State Tournament

Roosevelt’s Reggie Jones is one of five DMPS who will be competing for titles at the 2014 Iowa State High School Wrestling Tournament.

Wrestlers representing all DMPS high schools competed at one of eight Class 3A district meets this weekend in order to qualify for the 2014 Iowa State High School Wrestling Tournament.

Five wrestlers from Des Moines high schools were either champions or runners-up at the district meets, giving them a shot at a state title later this week.

DMPS state qualifiers, including their weight class, school and district placement, were as follows:

Johnston District Meet

  • 132: Chance Raleigh, East, runner-up
  • 152: Josh Davis, East, champion
  • 160: Damonte Clark, Hoover/North, champion

Valley District Meet

  • 152: Nate Luna, Lincoln, champion
  • 170: Reggie Jones, Roosevelt, runner-up

The 2014 Iowa State High School Wrestling Tournament gets underway at Wells Fargo Arena on Thursday, February 20. For more information, visit the Iowa High School Athletic Association.