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1987-1988 School Year
Varsity: Front Row: Troy Holnmes, Chris Henry, Stephon Lucyk, Jansen Sregner. Middle Row: Nate Habre, Paul Peterson, Gary Brusven, Adam Wilkins, Aaron Sregner, Bear Patton, Andy Fung Back Row: Rich Baron, John Smart, Ralph Howes, Chad Shilson, Derek Minor, John Jurisch.

Some wrestlers compare the sone on one competition and strategies of wrestling to the game of chess.  The mental and physical legerity involved in wrestling helped to attract 32 members to the team this year. 

John Jusisch and Rich Barron returned as the coaches of the team.  The wrestlers felt confident in their abilities and good about this year’s season

During the conference season, the team only defeated Henry, 42-19.  Henry was the only team to finish below the Tigers in the conference standings.

South lost to the other conference opponents.  The Tigers losses were to North 36-27, Roosevelt 54-6, Edison 48-11, Washburn 50-12 and Southwest 34-29.

One of the highlights of this year’s season was beating heavily favored Edina at South in a grueling upset.

Junior Chad Shilson, one of this year’s captains, was ranked highest in his weight class in the metro area.