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By Sisco Molina
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March 1, 2016

Sisco Molina

Worland wrestling coach Josh Garcia lifts senior Austin Beck as he plays to the crowd while he celebrates winning his second straight 220-pound title at the Class 3A Wyoming High School State Wrestling Championships on Saturday at the Casper Events Center.

CASPER – At around 7 p.m. on Saturday, Worland senior Austin Beck was about to wrestle for his second consecutive 220-pound title at the Class 3A Wyoming High School State Wrestling Championships. He paced the Casper Events Center floor, occasionally glancing over to watch whichever championship match was going on.

He looked on as his teammate JD Nelson dropped a tough 5-4 decision in the 160-pound title match. A short time later, it was his other teammate Wade Goncalves who was getting his hand raised after a 55-second pin in the 182-pound title match.

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