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Wrestlers down Elmira on Senior Night to clinch league title


February 16, 2016

KOBE OLSON gets set to pin Elmira’s Logan Walker as referee Jim Phillips watches.

On an emotional Senior Night Thursday, Feb. 11, with a flower arrangement from the funeral of longtime Sweet Home wrestling supporter Pat Baxter standing next to the end of the Huskies’ bench, Sweet Home won its sixth straight Sky-Em dual meet wrestling title.

And now it gets very real for the Huskies as they go to the regional tournament to qualify as many of their wrestlers as possible for their true goal this season: state.

“It’s been good to finish up all of this and focus on the regional tournament,” said Coach Steve Thorpe after a 57-21 victory over Elmira. “We’ve won e...

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