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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Warriors hold off Douglas to qualify for state

Worland set to play Cody Thursday in 3A State quarterfinals


March 6, 2018


The Warrior bench and Worland faithful celebrate after a big play by Warrior Devin Mercado during Worland's 70-59 win over Douglas during the 3A East regional tournament Saturday morning at Douglas High School. The win gave the Warriors their fourth-straight bid to the 3A state tournament.

DOUGLAS - After being roughed up by the Buffalo Bison the night before in the semifinals of 3A East boys basketball tournament, the Worland Warriors faced the Douglas Bearcats in an elimination game Saturday morning. The winner moved on to the 3A State tournament this week in Casper, while the loser prepped for their end of the season banquet.

It was touch and go but in the end, the Warriors prevailed beating the Bearcats 70-59, advancing to their fourth-straight state tournament, a first in program history.

"It means a lot, and I've been a part of this program for four years and have put...

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