Owatonna Draws Providence Catholic in The Clash Wrestling Duals
Owatonna wrestling is the sixth seed in their bracket of The Clash National Wrestling Duals at the Rochester Technical and Community College field house.
The Huskies begin the event against third-seed Providence Catholic from Illinois at 9AM Friday. Owatonna is rated No. 6AAA in the latest Guillotine poll. Providence Catholic is ranked fourth in Illinois' big-school division. The winner is likely to face Apple Valley at 11AM. The second-seeded Eagles meet Pierre, SD in the first round. Each team wrestles three times on Friday. Results from the first day determine Saturday's round-robin schedule. Teams that win their first match Friday will end up in the afternoon session on the second day with matches at 4PM, 6PM and 8PM.
The other first-round matches in Bracket B include top-seed St. Edward, OH against Foley and Commerce, GA versus Prior Lake.
The other top seeds are Buchanan, CA; Lake Highland Prep, FL and Oak Park River Forest, IL. Buchanan won The Clash XIV last year. Apple Valley finished fifth, the highest of of the Minnesota teams.
For the full schedule and information on webcasts go to www.clashmn.com.
Owatonna's last appearance in The Clash was 2012. They have traveled to the Rumble on the Red in the interim.