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Wrestlers Pull Their Weight at State Competition

The Pepsi Center hosted CHSAA State Wrestling Competition this weekend.  Douglas County School District high school athletes competed with talent and heart, giving wrestling fans a great show. 

Four DCSD high schools are proud to have state champions.

106 lb. State Champion-Malik Heinselman-Castle View-Sophomore

170 lb. State Champion-Dawson Cranmer-Chaparral-Senior

195 lb. State Champion-Trenton Schultz-Mountain Vista-Junior

220 lb. State Champion-Cohl Schultz-Ponderosa-Freshman

Top Finishers:

106 lb-4th place-Mosha Schwartz-Ponderosa-Freshman
120 lb.-2nd place-Hunter Matner-Ponderosa-Junior
126 lb.-4th place-Parker Benekas-Ponderosa-Sophomore
132 lb.-5th place-Adam Aguilar-Legend-Senior
145 lb.-4th place-Jayden Woodruff-Ponderosa-Sophomore
152 lb.-5th place-Camden Roach-Chaparral-Senior
160 lb.-2nd place-Tate Samuelson-Castle View-Sophomore
160 lb.-3rd place-Aaron Trygstad-Chaparral-Senior
182 lb.-2nd place-Donnie Negus-Douglas County-Senior

Top Team Finish:

The Ponderosa wrestling team finished 3rd in the state.

Douglas County School District congratulates all of the talented student athletes that competed at the CHSAA Wrestling State 5A Meet.

February 22, 2016 | By arorcutt | Category: Athletics and Activities

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