Green River Star -

By David Martin

Wrestlers take state title


Danna Flores

Eric Clingenpeel competes at the state tournament in Casper. Clingenpeel ultimately placed third in his weight division.

Despite falling to Natrona County High School in a close, second-place finish at regionals, the Green River High School's grapplers were able to dig deep and leave Casper as back-to-back state champions.

"Everyone really contributed to this championship," head coach Marshal Rhodes said. "Not only the state qualifiers, but all the boys that stuck it out."

Green River took first with 221 points, while Natrona's wrestlers were the runners up with 194.5 points.

Gillette took third with 183.5 points. Green River also has two state champions in Gage Byers and Justin Flores. Rhodes said he was im...

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