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THS wrestlers earn academic honors

March 7, 2013

The Tonganoxie High wrestling team earned an honorable mention on the Kansas Wrestling Coaches Association's 2012-13 academic state championship list. To qualify for an honorable mention, the team had to have a cumulative grade point average between 2.8 and 3.49.

A pair of seniors were also honored individually. Thomas Miller (220 pounds) earned first-team honors, meaning he owns a 3.5 or higher GPA. Gus Dent (170) was an honorable mention with a GPA between 3.0 and 3.49.

Miller and Dent were both state qualifiers this year. Miller finished the season with a 38-11 record and took sixth at state, while Dent went 19-13 in his only season as a varsity wrestler.

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