Sussex Central, Caravel top seeds in state wrestling duals

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Dover – The Sussex Central Golden Knights earned the top seed in Division I while the Caravel Academy Buccaneers got the nod in Division II for the upcoming DIAA dual meet state wrestling championships.

The top four seeds in each division will host their first round match on Wednesday night beginning at 7:00pm. Sussex Central (20-0) the Henlopen North champ will host Wilmington Charter (4-3). Cape Henlopen is the number two seed in Division I (17-4) and will host St. Georges (9-7) with third seed Caesar Rodney (10-2) taking on Smyrna (9-9). The fourth seed Salesianum (8-3) will host Blue Hen Flight A champion Wm. Penn (13-3).

Three time defending Division II state champions Caravel Academy (7-5) will host Blue Hen Flight B champion McKean (10-3). Delaware Military Academy earned the two seed and will host Red Lion Christian Academy (4-4). Three seed Tower Hill (13-3) will host Lake Forest (9-7) while fourth seed St. Mark’s (9-2) will host Henlopen South champion Laurel (8-4).

All first round matches will begin at the 175 pound weight class.

The winners on Wednesday night will advance to the state semifinals which will be held at Smyrna High School on Saturday.

The Division II matches will begin at 2:00 with the Division I matches beginning at 4:00. The state championship matches in both divisions will begin at 6:00.

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