Uintah Wrestling Wins Divisional Tournament By A Landslide

It was a big weekend for the Uintah High School wrestling program. Uintah took a commanding lead at the Divisional Tournament with 15 wrestlers advancing to the semifinals and many others scheduled for consolation matches. When all was said and done, Uintah took first place with 471.5 points. That was over 142 points ahead of Canyon View that won second place with 329 points. Brady Merkley, Cole Huber, Cubby Deets, Gavin Ayotte, and Bridger Bennion all placed first in their weight class and 22 total wrestlers from the team qualify for State competition.

Photo Credit: Shauna Jo Eves

Photo Credit: Shauna Jo Eves


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