Boys win county wrestling title; girls second – by a point
January 11, 2023
Sweet Home's boys won their eighth straight Linn County Wrestling Championship title Friday, Jan. 6, at Lebanon, while the girls finished second – by a point – to West Albany.
It was the third wrestling competition in four days for the girls, who, Coach Steve Thorpe said, experienced a "meat-grinder" of a week.
They started Tuesdays, Jan. 3, with wins in duals over Harrisburg and Dallas in Harrisburg, then traveled with the varsity boys on Thursday to Tillamook, before heading to Lebanon on Friday.
The Harrisburg matches were "historic," Thorpe said, noting that "having three teams c...