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PHOTOS: Scenes from the State AA wrestling tournament

| March 6, 2021 10:00 PM

Scenes from the State AA wrestling tournament held at Flathead High School on March 5-6.

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Flathead's Fin Nadeau wrestles Belgrade's Colter Lindsley at 152 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead head coach Jeff Thompson hugs heavyweight Timber Richberg after his win over Great Falls CMR's Idellio Michellotti at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ryan Nelson wrestles Missoula Hellgate's Ethan Eppard at 182 lbs.at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Chase Youso wrestles Great Falls CMR's Gabe Price at 170 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Anders Thompson wrestles Butte's Connor Konda at 138 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Asher Kemppainen wrestles Missoula Sentinel's Novik Thomas at 132 lbs. during the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ethan Freund wrestles Missoula Big Sky's Isaac Ayers at 126 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ethan Freund wrestles Missoula Big Sky's Isaac Ayers at 126 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Josh Melton wrestles Helena Capital's Hunter Rahn at 113 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Kaleb Shine wrestles Billings Skyview's Talen Barrington at 132 lbs. during the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Noah Poe-Hatten wrestles Billings Senior's Shawn Miller at 160 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Timber Richberg wrestles Great Falls CMR's Idellio Michelotti at heavyweight at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Timber Richberg wrestles Great Falls CMR's Idellio Michelotti at heavyweight at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Wrestlers square off at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Kael Willis wrestles Gallatin's Aidan Martin at 182 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Chase Youso pins Belgrade's Hunter Rowan at 170 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Gabe Lake gets congratulated by Braves assistant coaches Dallas Stuker, left, and Justin Whitman after defeating Billings Senior's Alex Charette at 145 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead head coach Jeff Thompson hugs Anders Thompson after his win over Butte's Connor Konda at 138 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead head coach Jeff Thompson hugs Anders Thompson after his win over Butte's Connor Konda at 138 lbs. at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Logan Stansberry gets congratulated by Braves assistant coach Justin Whitman after Stansberry's win against Butte's Kyler Raiha at 120 lbs. during the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Teegan Vasquez wrestles Butte's Cole Worley at 120 lbs. during the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier assistant coach Zach Barber congratulates Teegan Vasquez after his win over Butte's Cole Worley at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Teegan Vasquez waits for his match at 120 lbs. with Butte's Cole Worley at the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Asher Kemppainen wrestles Missoula Sentinel's Novik Thomas at 132 lbs. during the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Asher Kemppainen wrestles Missoula Sentinel's Novik Thomas at 132 lbs. during the State AA wrestling championships at Flathead High School on Friday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Anders Thompson speaks with Braves assistant coaches Justin Whitman and Dallas Stuker after placing fourth at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Teegan Vasquez wrestles Billings Skyview's Hunter Ketchum at 120 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Teegan Vasquez wrestles Billings Skyview's Hunter Ketchum at 120 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier head coach Ross Dankers speaks to Teegan Vasquez during a pause in his 120 lb. match with Billings Skyview's Hunter Ketchum at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ethan Freund wrestles Belgrade's Mason Gutenberger at 126 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Noah Poe-Hatten wrestles Billings Senior's Isaiah Murch at 160 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Fin Nadeau wrestles Billings West's Drake Rhoads at 152 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Fin Nadeau wrestles Billings West's Drake Rhoads at 152 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Noah Poe-Hatten wrestles Missoula Big Sky's Hunter Meinzen at 160 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Chase Youso wrestles Great Falls CMR's Gabe Price for third place at 170 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Chase Youso gets a hug from a Braves assistant coach after placing third at 170 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Chase Youso celebrates after his third place win over Great Falls CMR's Gabe Price at 170 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ethan Freund celebrates after defeating Billings West's Jesse Aarness at 126 lbs. for first place at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Teegan Vasquez wrestles Billings Senior's Jalen Vladic at 120 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead head coach Jeff Thompson yells to Noah Poe-Hatten during his 160 lb. match with Billings Senior's Isaiah Murch at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead assistant coaches Justin Whitman, left, and Dallas Stuker watch as Braves wrestler Asher Kemppainen scores on a reversal to win his match over Belgrade's Carter Schmidt at 132 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Asher Kemppainen wrestles Belgrade's Carter Schmidt at 132 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Asher Kemppainen wrestles Belgrade's Carter Schmidt at 132 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ethan Freund celebrates after his first place victory over Billings West's Jesse Aarness at 126 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead celebrates after winning the team title at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead celebrates after winning the team title at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Teegan Vasquez celebrates after winning first place at 120 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ethan Freund wrestles Billings West's Jesse Aarness at 126 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ethan Freund gets a hug from his father Bobby after winning first at 126 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Teegan Vasquez wrestles Billings Senior's Jalen Vladic at 120 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Glacier's Teegan Vasquez wrestles Billings Senior's Jalen Vladic at 120 lbs. at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Ethan Freund celebrates after defeating Billings West's Jesse Aarness at 126 lbs. for first place at the State AA wrestling tournament at Flathead High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)