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TJ Shelton, 12, poses in his starting wrestling stance Feb. 22 in the Moffat County High School wrestling room. With victories next month in Rocky Mountain National tournaments in Arizona and Denver, Shelton can win the Triple Crown, the Tri-State belt, the Golden Gear and the World Championship belt.

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Bad Dogs wrestler aiming for prestigious awards

At 12 years old, TJ Shelton will head into March with sights set on accomplishing numerous wrestling achievements awarded to few wrestlers his age. Having already won three Rocky Mountain National tournaments this year, Shelton will look to finish his season with the Craig Bad Dogs youth wrestling program by winning in Arizona on March 12 and in the Rocky Mountain Nationals on March 20 in Denver.


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