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Sidney wrestlers roll to meet title

Vowers, Robb, Muggli win their weight classes


Shelly Peckham / Special To The Sun-Telegraph

Sidney High's Jack Feddersen, top, took second place at 126 pounds on Saturday at the Mitchell Invitational. The Red Raiders finished first as a team.

While a familiar trio of wrestlers breezed through their weight classes at the Mitchell Invite on Saturday, it was a swarm of of high finishes by the Sidney Red Raiders that relegated 17 other schools to a battle for second place.

Powered by 12 top-four placings, the Raiders picked up 222.5 points to far out pace runner-up Gothenburg at 156.5. Host Mitchell finished a strong third (128) while Wheatland (Wyo.) (103) and Morrill (99) rounded out the top five.

"Our team was able to get big bonus points with pins in the first two rounds and they never looked back," said Raiders head coach John...

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