Lander’s Sweeney claims 3A wrestling championship; 2 Fremont County athletes finish second

(Casper, WY) – Lander Valley High School star wrestler Jack Sweeney has repeated as state champion in the 182 lb weight class after knocking off Star Valley’s Zachary Patterson in the championship match Friday in Casper.

Meanwhile, Riverton’s Tray Hyatt finished second at 170 and Charles Snyder from LVHS took second in the 126 lb class.

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Star Valley claimed a team championship while Douglas took second and Worland came in third. Lander finished 9th overall and Riverton took 14th.

Here’s how Riverton and Lander wrestlers finished as far as the top 6.

126:

2nd Place – Charles Snyder of Lander Valley

Championship match – Jacob Guild (Star Valley) 27-2, Jr. over Charles Snyder (Lander Valley) 27-13, So. (Dec 8-3)

138:

5th Place – Gabe Harris of Lander Valley

170:

2nd Place – Tray Hyatt of Riverton

Championship match – Keegan Gehlhausen (Pinedale) 47-0, Sr. over Tray Hyatt (Riverton) 25-5, Sr. (Dec 9-3)

182:

1st Place – Jack Sweeney of Lander Valley

Championship match – Jack Sweeney (Lander Valley) 36-3, Sr. over Zachary Patterson (Star Valley) 29-4, Jr. (Dec 3-0)

195:

3rd Place – Kaden Gantenbein of Riverton

285:

4th Place – Cody Cunningham of Lander Valley

Full results from the 3A state championship can be found here.

Three Fremont County wrestlers won championships in class 2A Thursday. Results from 2A can be found here.

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