The anticipated championship is now a lock. Douglas’ Nycholas Melchor and Lyman’s Sefton Douglass will square-off for gold, having been No. 1 and No. 2 most of the year.


Domanic Hartley of Worland and Cody Phelps of Pinedale go toe-to-toe for gold on Saturday in one of the rare finals matches without anyone from Star Valley.


Speaking of Star Valley, it’s varsity starter Haze Child and Braves’ back-up Brayden Andrews battling for gold on Saturday.


Tristan Hicks of Star Valley and defending state champion Keegan Gehlhausen of Pinedale will battle in what is likely to be an intense bout.


Lander’s Nathan Redman returns to championship day to face Star Valley’s Grayson Hicks, who qualified by beating Newcastle-Upton’s Kale Corley in the semifinals.


Reese Karst of Powell goes for his third straight state championship on Saturday as Rawlins’ Gabriel Munoz looks to play spoiler.


Upset darling of Friday, Star Valley’s Ren King, can come away with gold if he can pull off another upset, this time against Riverton’s mighty Ridge Briggs.


Powell’s Brody Karhu goes for back-to-back titles on Saturday against one of two Lander finalists in sophomore Jack Sweeney.


Tough Jacob Polkowske from Torrington looks to cap a successful season as he faces Worland’s Luke Goncalves in the season’s ultimate match.


Star Valley standout Koa DeLong beat Douglas’ Dax Read in the semifinals, setting himself up nicely for the championship against Rawlins’ Damon Taylor.


Two aggressive wrestlers will square-off as Star Valley’s seasoned Trent Clark will face fiery Bo Dearcorn of Powell.


Returning state champion Charlie Beaudrie of Cody hopes to make it two in a row as he goes up against Douglas’ Dylon Case.


Cody Pinkerton returns to the championship match, this time with a chance to win gold, as he faces Star Valley’s Brennan Harris.


Two of the state’s top heavyweights will battle for the championship on Saturday when it comes down to Star Valley’s Parker Merritt and Torrington’s Brandon Bennick.

— Star-Tribune staff

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High School Sports Reporter

Brady Oltmans reports on high school and local sports. He joined the Star-Tribune in July 2016 after covering prep sports and college soccer in Nebraska. He also contributes to University of Wyoming sports coverage. He and his dog live in Casper.

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