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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Kings of the East

Worland fends off Douglas to hoist 2018 3A East regional championship


February 20, 2018


Morgan Tigner gets positioning on Rawlins' Kie Foster in the semifinal match of the 285-pound weight class during the 3A East regional tournament at Worland High School, Saturday afternoon.

WORLAND - It was close but by the end of the 3A East regional wrestling tournament Saturday afternoon at Worland High School, the Worland Warriors stood all alone at the top of the hill.

Maintaining their 14-point lead from the previous day, the Warriors had six wrestlers in the championship round but coasting was not an option for them, because Douglas, who sat in second place, also had six wrestlers in the final round of the tournament.

Making things more interesting between the first- and second-place teams, was two of their championship matches were against one another. In the 126-pound...

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