Evanston Wrestler Brady Roberts is a Solid State Title Contender
The state's wrestlers have been super-busy lately with several big events in the last few weeks. Evanston's Brady Roberts has made the best of those opportunities this month by going unbeaten at the Rawlins Tournament and a strong effort in the Ron Thon Tournament in Riverton.
At the Rawlins Rumble at 175 pounds, Roberts knocked off Buffalo's Hazen Camino 5-3 and Camino made the semi-finals at 175 at the Ron Thon. Roberts also beat Sam Thornhill of Rock Springs with a pin and he was also a semi-finalist at the Ron Thon. Plus Roberts downed Sage Lonn of Rawlins 5-1 and Lonn is the defending 3A state champion at 152 pounds. So far this season, he is 35-3.
Roberts took 2nd at the Ron Thon this year at 175, losing a grueling 3-0 decision to Dane Steel of Sheridan. He also placed 2nd at the 2023 3A State Tournament dropping a tough match to Lane Ewing of Douglas, Roberts rang up a record of 47-11 last season. In his sophomore season. he was 3rd in the 4A 145-pound bracket going 37016 and went 0-2 at State in his freshman season with an overall record of 20-13.
.On top of that, Roberts was productive with the Red Devil football team as a running back and rushed for 1133 yards which was 3rd in 3A. We talked with Roberts at the Rawlins Tournament and he has some lofty goals for this season.
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