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Battle In The Big Horn Doesn’t Disappoint

Written by on December 20, 2022

The Battle of the Big Horns was this last weekend in Worland on 4 mats at the High School, and 4 mats at the middle school.

16 teams in 4 pools for a dual format tournament.

Pool A had Worland, Rawlins, Rock Springs, and Shoshoni.

Pool B with Kelly Walsh, Thermopolis, Lander, and Lovell.

Pool C saw Cody, Pinedale, Torrington, and Greybull/Riverside.

Pool D included Wind River, Buffalo, Riverton, and Powell.

The top 2 teams in the Pool round went on to the Gold bracket, the bottom 2 teams were in the Silver bracket.

In the Gold bracket, held at the High School, Cody won the tournament followed by Pinedale, Worland, Kelly Walsh, Rawlins, Wind River, Thermopolis, and Buffalo.

The Silver bracket at the Middle School was won by Torrington with Riverton, Lander, Lovell, Rock Springs, Shoshoni, Powell, and Greybull/Riverside finishing.

Worlands results were a 61-15 win over Rock Springs, 66-15 over Shoshoni, and 42-36 over Rawlins on the first day.

On the second day, Worland beat Thermopolis 52-21, lost to Pinedale 39-36, and beat Kelly Walsh 39-33 finishing 3rd overall at the tournament.

The top finishers for the Warriors at the tournament were:

Wyatt Dickinson finished 3rd in the 113 weight class.

Creeden Newell in the 138 weight class finished 2nd.

Nat Harper was the top finisher in the 195 weight class.

All wrestled in the Best of the Best.

Lecsi Ramirez finished 2nd in the Best of the Best.

Rylee Anderson won the Best of the Best in her weight class.

Listen to the interview with Coach Josh Garcia nd Senior Creeden Newell.

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