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Seven Area Wrestlers Qualify For State

Posted: Saturday, February 11th, 2012 at 9:40 pm
Author: KCII Sports- Jason Troop

In class 2A, the Washington Demons will send three team members to represent the Demons at the state tournament starting this Thursday. Sophomore Fletcher Green won his 40th match to clinch the championship at 106 pounds, beating out Columbus Community senior Ray Quiroz, the lone state qualifier for the Wildcats with his runner-up finish. Washington’s Mitchell Hora improved his record to 27-7 as he clinched the championship at 132 pounds. Demon senior Parker Turner finished runner-up at 145 pounds, qualifying for the state tournament as well.

In class 1A at Eddyville-Blakesburg, Sigourney-Keota senior Steven Clubb took home the championship at 220 pounds to move on to the state tournament while in Tipton, Highland had two wrestlers qualify as sophomore Travis Cole finished runner-up finish at 113 pounds, joined by senior Jess Hahn, the runner-up at 132.