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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Warriors falter on final day of regional tournament

Tigner wins regional title at 220 pounds


February 21, 2017

COURTESY/ Phill Harnden/ Douglas Budget

Worland's Milo Vega fights off Thermopolis' Koy Meyers during the 3A East regional tournament consolation semifinal Saturday at Wheatland High School.

WHEATLAND - Starting the final day of the 3A East regional tournament in Wheatland, the Worland Warriors were sitting in first place and within reach of checking off their goal of a regional championship.

Having 10 wrestlers in the semifinals, the Warriors were in excellent position but things would not break their way as Worland would finish fourth. To make matters worse, and what might have been a bad omen, the Warriors also lost 113-pound freshman Daniel Weyrich to injury during warmups.

"We didn't wrestle our best on Saturday," said WHS wrestling coach Josh Garcia. "We started our morni...

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