Napoleon Homestead Sports

Sports news from the Napoleon ND area.

February 17, 2021

Imperials Sending 8 To State

Since this year didn’t offer wrestlers a chance to qualify for the big dance by placing in the top four at a region tournament, all wrestlers are allowed to participate at the Fargodome starting on Thurs., Feb. 18 for a chance at a state title. The new format was implemented by the North Dakota High School Activities Association in dealing with COVID-19.

Imperial head coach Kriss McCleary will have 8 wrestlers who will be participating in Fargo. Leading the group are a pair of seniors, Noah Becker (12-16) at 170 lbs. Becker is the 10th seed and has a first round bye. The other NGS senior is Nolan Behrens (15-2) at 182 lbs. who is a fifth seed and will meet 10th seed Brady Lettenmaier of LaMoure. The lone junior for Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter is Tucker Schneider (11-8) at 160 lbs., who is seeded 7th with a first round bye. The lone sophomore is. . .