Viking Jolas wins first round match at state wrestling tourney


Kyle Jolas. Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North senior wrestler Kyle Jolas advanced to the second round of the Indiana State Wrestling Tournament with a 4-3 tiebreak win over Isaiah Kemper of Evansville Central in the 160-pound wieght class on Friday night, Feb. 21, in Indianapolis.

Jolas, 33-2, was down in the second overtime, 3-1, but came back to square things at 3-3 before getting the win over Kemper, a junior, who was 44-2 entering the match.

Jolas will face unbeaten Vinny Corsaro of Indianapolis Cathedral in the quarterfinals this morning, Saturday, Feb. 22, with the meet getting underway at 9:30 a.m. Corsaro, also a senior, is 46-0 on the season.