(12-21-15) – The 2015 high school wrestling season came to a close with the state wrestling tournament held this past weekend at Bartlett High School. Valdez sent two wrestlers to compete in the two day tournament, Salix Woodgate (98 pound division) and Cody Greene (138 pound division). After a first round bye, Salix lost to Thomas Dyment of Bethel by way of pin. After Woodgate would go on to his next match losing in a 10 – 2 decision. Senior Cody Greene who had won the 1st place in the regional tournament a week prior had a dominant start to the tournament pinning his opponents in his first three matches and making it to the championship match. In the final match Greene had fought hard but ultimately lost a 5-2 decision to Evan Bockman of GCHS giving Cody a 2nd place finish in the tournament.