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Husky wrestlers get final big workout before district and state


January 30, 2019

NICK RICE battles Junction City's Antheny Widmiaer at 220 pounds.

It was a big weekend of wrestling for Sweet Home as the girls team won its first big tournament, the junior high wrestlers won their district meet and the high school boys competed at Reser's Tournament of Champions, regarded as one of the most competitive in the state.

The varsity boys placed eighth, with Travis Thorpe and Hayden McDonald both finishing second. The junior varsity squad placed second behind Roseburg, with individual wins from Connor Ford and Bryce Porter.

"That was a lot of wrestling," Coach Steve Thorpe said. "That was a confidence-builder for districts."

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