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By Dan Rudy 

Wolves have good weekend in home opener


October 19, 2017

Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Senior wrestler Caleb Groshong looks to throw Craig High School student Kayden Bird, during their bracket's final round in Wrangell on Saturday. Groshong was one of four teammates to take first place that evening.

The 2017 Tom Sims Invitational last weekend saw six of seven Wrangell wrestlers make the finals, with four of them taking first placements in their weight brackets.

"It was a great tournament," said coach Jeff Rooney. "A lot of positive remarks."

The hosting team's first tournament of the season followed its big fundraiser dinner the previous weekend, where players served around 180 people.

"We appreciate all the support from the community for that," said assistant coach Jack Carney. The funds raised from the dinner will go to support the team's travel budget.

There were a few hiccups to t...

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