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Perkins County wrestlers bring home the second place plaque from the district tournament held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11 at Sutherland. Team members are (Front row, l-r): Jace Wid, Jack Kennicutt, Chase Toner, Trye Hickey. Back row: Coach Dean Friedel, Beau Wood, Emilio Perez, Kiffen Cook and Coach Todd Ford.

Perkins County wrestlers finish second at districts

Five qualify for state

by Shari Friedel

Grant Tribune-Sentinel

The Perkins County High School wrestling team finished as runner-up at districts and will send five to the state tournament this week.

This year’s district tournament was held Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11 at Sutherland High School.

The Plainsmen scored 98 team points. 

“This is the highest district finish in Perkins County wrestling history,” said Head Coach Dean Friedel. “The kids wrestled well—I’m proud of their efforts.”

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