JEROME, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) The Jerome Fire Department gave the high school wrestling team a proper send-off Thursday evening.
On Wednesday Mayor Dale Davis discussed his time at state and offered words of encouragement to the youngsters.
The team is headed to state following quite a turnaround this year. The Tigers finished second behind number one ranked Minico and will send 15 wrestlers to state this weekend.
The program features a new coaching staff who's pleased to see what athletes can accomplish.
The tournament begins Friday at the Idaho Center in Nampa and concludes on Saturday. The championships begin Saturday afternoon at 3:30 pm.