Alder Creek Wrestling: Cougars win state qualifier |

Alder Creek Wrestling: Cougars win state qualifier

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After a season of top finishes, the Alder Creek Middle School wrestling team took first place at the state qualifying tournament last Saturday.

and#8220;This is Alder Creek’s best team when looking at win percentage,and#8221; said Cougars head coach Danny Curtis. and#8220;It’s a bit smaller than past teams, but the group works hard in the practice room.and#8221;

Alder Creek wrestling has finished among the top two in every tournament this season. The Cougars finished first in the Modoc Invitational and second in both the Mountain Man Classic and Yerington Tournament.

The Cougars qualified 17 wrestlers for the state championship, with nine of them reaching the finals, and most of them bringing home gold medals. State is scheduled for Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at Churchill County Junior High School in Fallon.