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EHS State Champion Wrestlers Recognized at April Board Meeting


On Saturday, February 25th, two Emerald High School wrestlers were crowned State Champions at the 3A Individual State Championships in Anderson.

After coming in second for three years in a row, EHS Senior Wrestler Luke Newton secured his first state championship with a 7-0 victory.

EHS Senior Wrestler Connor Pirkle captured his 2nd state title with a 4-2 decision.

Luke and Connor gathered with their family and Board of Trustees members at a Meal for Champions prior to the April Board meeting. Superintendent Darrell Johnson recognized both wrestlers and EHS Head Wrestling Coach Andy Wright during the Board meeting with a Certificate of Recognition.