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Young wrestlers bring home state titles
Written by Christopher Fox Graham   
Wednesday, 06 March 2013 11:14

The Mingus Mountain Wrestling Club had eight young wrestlers bring home state titles from 2013 state tournament.

Mingus Mountain Wrestling Club wrestler Isaac McKean wrestles with an opponent during the Arizona State Folkstyle Championships in February in Casa Grande. McKean placed sixth in the 65-pound weight class, one of the eight Mingus Mountain wrestlers who placed in the state tournament.The team placed eight of 10 wrestlers at the Arizona State Folkstyle Championships in February. The tournament was held in Casa Grande with 500 youth wrestlers competing.

Spending the day at the tournament from 7:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., the Mingus Moun-tain Wrestling Club ended with two state champions, two state runners-up, one fifth-placer and three sixth-placers in their respective weight classes.

For the full story, please see the Wednesday, March 6, issue of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.


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