February 19, 2009
Bad Dogs wrestlers Daniel Caddy, front, and Jake Shelton square off Saturday at the Mat Cat Invitational in Fruita. Shelton and Caddy competed against one another for first place in the 6 and under, 55-pound weight class, a match that coach Rodney Klimper said was one of the hardest-fought matches of the day.
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Youth wrestling team heads to Little Devil Wrestling Classic in Utah on Saturday
One week after placing 23 wrestlers in the Tiger Paw Classic in Grand Junction, the Bad Dogs youth wrestling team returned south Saturday and duplicated the feat in Fruita, placing 23 of the 28 grapplers who made the trip. Nine captured first place, five finished second, and seven ended the Mat Cat Invitational at Fruita Monument High School in third.