Larson 4th, Wright 5th at state wrestling meet
RIVER FALLS - River Falls wrestlers Sebastian Larson and Darius Wright have place fourth and fifth respectively in the 71st WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament.
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.