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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Warriors sit second after first day of 3A State wrestling tourney

Bankert, Beck, Goncalves and Tigner to wrestle for championships tonight


February 24, 2018

Alex Kuhn

Worland's Alex Beck goes for the pin against Pinedale's Kadar Criddle in the semifinals of the 220-pound weight class during the 3A State tournament at the Casper Events Center Friday night.

CASPER - All season long the Worland Warriors have talked about finishing strong. They did it during the regular season, at the 3A East regional wrestling tournament and now, on the last day of the season, have a chance to close it out on the biggest stage.

At the end of Friday the Warriors sit in second place with 121 points at the 3A state tournament in Casper. They trail Star Valley by 63 points with four wrestlers in the championship matches and have strong positioning on the wrestle-backs to push the Braves for a state title.

"Overall I'm extremely proud of our kids at the end of the f...

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