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11 youth wrestlers win medals

Eleven of the nineteen youth wrestlers pictured above won medals at their first NEMWA Wrestling Tournament

Nineteen members of the Farwell Youth Wrestling Club attended their first official NEMWA Wrestling Tournament hosted by the Meridian Wrestling Club on Saturday Jan. 5th at Meridian High School.

Eleven of the nineteen attendees returned home with medals. Four first place, four second place, and three thirds. Coach Donovan Cantu stated that he was highly pleased with his wrestlers and the outcome of the tournament.

Members of the club will be wrestling in Essexville on Jan. 12th and in Clare on Jan. 19th.

Anyone interested in joining the Farwell Youth Wrestling Club should contact club secretary Brenda Spivey at 231-429-4230. Practices are held in Farwell High School wrestling room located across from the Farwell Elementary School, Mon and Weds 3-4:30 p.m. and Fri 5:30 – 7 p.m.