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Larson 4th, Wright 5th at state wrestling meet

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RIVER FALLS - River Falls wrestlers Sebastian Larson and Darius Wright have place fourth and fifth respectively in the 71st WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament.

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Both Wildcat wrestlers competed in Division 1 placing matches this morning and afternoon.

Wright, wrestling at 152 pounds, lost to Menomonie's Mason Stokke, 44-4 overall, 4-2 but came back to defeat Shay Haase (27-5) of Middleton by a 13-2 major decision in the fifth place match.

In reverse order, Larson won his first match over Fort Atkinson's Brady Hansen (41-7) 5-3 but lost in the third-place match by a close 5-4 score to Connor Price (44-5) of Muskego.

Larson concludes the prep wrestling season with a 45-4 record while Wright finished 38-7.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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