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Bainbridge grapplers place at freestyle meet

Ben Pippinger and Henry Moreshead both placed well at the 2014 Freestyle Wrestling State Championships earlier this month.  - Photo courtesy of Wylie Moreshead
Ben Pippinger and Henry Moreshead both placed well at the 2014 Freestyle Wrestling State Championships earlier this month.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Wylie Moreshead

TACOMA - Two young island wrestlers placed well at the 2014 Freestyle Wrestling State Championships earlier this month in Tacoma.

Ben Pippinger took eighth place in the 60-pound weight class, and Henry Moreshead took eighth place in the 65-pound weight bracket.

Ben is a first-grader at Captain Charles Wilkes Elementary School and Henry is a first-grader at Carden Country School.

They are both coached by Dan Pippinger (Bainbridge High School), Britton Johnson (Bainbridge High) and Bobby Reece (Kingston Wrestling Academy).

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