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Jax Thurin Puts Up Multiple-Title Week

What a week up-and-coming local wrestler Jax Thurin of the Tri-State Grapplers enjoyed.

At the Eads, Colo., Junior Olympic Tournament on Saturday, March 27, he wrestled in the 10U division _ winning both the 77- and 81-pound weight classes

On top of that, he wrestled up an age group at Eads and won the 12U 80.

The next day, at the Sidney Smackdown, Jax won the third- and fourth-grade 80-pound division. The Sidney Smackdown has been scheduled for Feb. 14 but was postponed due to the weather until March 28.

Then on Friday, April 2, he competed in the Midwest Classic Nationals Tournament and won another championship in the 10U 80-pound division.

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