Ben Whitright moved up the wrestling ladder in his career at Cheyenne East and his steady improvement earned him a spot on the North Idaho College roster. He took 3rd place at the 2024 4A State Tournament at 120 pounds with a win over Dylan Sorensen from Kelly Walsh for the bronze medal and finished the season with a record of 39-18.

Whitright also made the podium in his junior year with a 4th place finish in the 4A State Tournament at 126 pounds, grinding out 24 wins in 2023.

He did qualify for the 4A State Tournament in 2022 and came away with 2 wins and also made it to State his freshman year going 0-2. Whitright proved to be a resilient wrestler who got better each and every year.

North Idaho is a junior college located in Coeur d'Alene and is a member of the Northwest Athletic Conference.

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2024 State Wrestling-1st Round

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