Simley wins 2A title with nine pins to bolster its case for national wrestling greatness

Coach Will Short calls his squad, undefeated for two seasons, “the best team public school team in the country.’’

The word throughout the wrestling community all season was that Simley was running out not only the best team in program history, but perhaps the best high school team Minnesota has produced.

After the Spartans (28-0) thoroughly whipped Dassel-Cokato/Litchfield in the Class 2A team championship match Friday, racking up nine pins in a 68-6 victory, it would be hard to argue the point.

Spartans coach Will Short went a step further.

“I believe we’re the best public school team in the country,” he said. “We just had to make sure we finished out the perfect seasons, two in a row. I think we’ve won something like 64, 65 dual meets in a row.” Continue reading at →

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