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State champions start fresh with rebuilt team

The Trojans wrestling team hits the mats at the Boulder City Duals on Saturday, their first wrestling tournament since winning the state title in February.

This year will be a whole new team after the team graduated eight starters from their 14-man lineup.

This season Trojans coach Craig Rieger has the task of training six freshmen and three sophomores who made the lineup.

The following is the Trojans roster for Boulder City by weight class.

Freshman Isaak Cruz (106), freshman Branden Williams (113), Freshman Steven Tedford (120), senior Gino Gusman (126), senior Antonio Sandoval (132), freshman Justin Hallenbeck(138), sophomore Drew Walker (145), sophomore Dustin Rily (152), senior Kevin Daffer (160), junior Garrett Monje (170), freshman Christian Monje (182) , sophomore Jeremy Albertson (195), senior Billy Carter (220), freshman Brandon Bunker (285) (all weights in pounds).

The Trojans have only two home matches this year, on Jan. 6 against Cheyenne and on Jan. 26 against Sierra Vista.

-Contact sports editor Vern Hee at vhee@pvtimes.com. On Twitter: @vernheepvt

 

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