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By Brandon Cline
Managing Editor 

Eight Broncos finish in top four at home tournament


Last updated 1/16/2020 at 10:15am

Jeremy Burnham/The Ritzville Journal

Junior LRS wrestler Doug Morris (above) wrestles an opponent during the Bronco Invitational on Jan. 11 at the Gilson Gym. Morris, competing at 182 pounds, won his first two matches of the tournament via pin to advance to the championship match. He would go on to finish in second place in his bracket.

The Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos wrestling team wasn't able to compete against the entire field that was expected at the team's home tournament over the weekend, but several LRS grapplers had high finishes at the Bronco Invitational on Jan. 11.

Sixteen teams were scheduled to participate in the tournament, but only nine could show up due to inclement weather throughout the region. Of the nine that were able to compete, LRS head coach Jason Hilzer estimated that the team would've finished in second place if team points were being officially tracked.

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