Opening round pairings set for state wrestling tourney

Kyle Jolas (left) and Sebastian Eckert.
Kyle Jolas (left) and Sebastian Eckert. Photos by Steve Clark.

Opening round pairings have been announced for the 75th annual State Wrestling Tournament, to be held Friday, Feb. 15, and Saturday, Feb. 16, at Banker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Huntington North junior Kyle Jolas, 41-4, will face Warren Central senior Shabaka Johns, 36-3, at 145 pounds, and Viking senior Sebastian Eckert, 33-6, will take on Evansville Memorial senior Kody Henshaw, 38-7, at 152 pounds.

Friday night action starts at 6 p.m. Quarterfinals start Saturday morning at 9:30, with consolation matches at 5 p.m. and Finals starting at 7:30 p.m.