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Travis Thorpe, Jackson Royer are titlists as Huskies finish 2nd in state wrestling


February 27, 2019

HUSKIES hold their second-place trophy and don their medals at the end of the state wrestling championships Saturday.

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Jackson Royer and Travis Thorpe won individual titles Saturday, Feb. 23, in the OSAA 4A state wrestling championships, but the Huskies were unable to overtake a loaded Tillamook squad in the team race, finishing second.

Sweet Home finished with 241 points to 264½ for the Cheesemakers, who like to refer to themselves as the "Mooks."

"Tillamook is good," said Coach Steve Thorpe. "They didn't beat us because we wrestled bad. They wrestled good. It was definitely a dominant top-two-team t...

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