By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

Grapplers take 16 to state



Coach Dan Clayson stands with the second place 2A East regional winners from Burns/Pine Bluffs. Sixteen wrestlers from Burns/Pine Bluffs will grapple for gold in Casper at the state tournament.

Southeast hosted the 2A East regional wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday. The Burns/Pine Bluffs squad had trained and prepared for it and expected good things.

The team may not have expected a second-place finish and 16 wrestlers competing at state, but that is what they got. Moorcroft won seven titles and the 2A East regional last weekend but Burns/Pine Bluffs took the second-place trophy and will send 16 boys to the state mats in Casper this weekend.

"The kids wrestled great, and it was fun to see their hard work rewarded with a second-place finish," Coach Dan Clayson said. "We ar...

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