Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Okoboji/HMS girls, boys enjoy mat success

2 Pioneers compete at state meets

Both Okoboji/HMS wrestling squads enjoyed success on the mats during their 2023-24 seasons.

The Pioneer girls ended their dual season with winning records overall (7-2) and in the Siouxland Conference (5-1). They finished in a second-place tie at the conference tournament. Senior Avery Ballis, the only senior on the roster, and freshman Brooke Stockdale were at-large selections for the all-conference second team.

Junior Amelia Sirola advanced to the girls' state wrestling championships where she won her first match and lost the next two.

Two H-M-S freshmen saw mat action during the season. Mil...