The Elizabeth High School wrestling team has a state champion, plus a teammate who took third place in his weight class.
Colorado’s Class 3A wrestling champion in the 106-pound weight class is sophomore Thomas Lee, 39-4. Lee defeated Eaton freshman Blake Hawkins, 21-5, in a 7-2 decision on Feb. 18 at Ball Arena in Denver to take the state championship.
Senior Kyle Owen, at 144 pounds, also made the podium by taking third at state. The 35-7 senior pinned Sterling senior Seth Marick, 28-5, at 1:47.
Their senior teammate Cooper Dunn qualified but did not place.