CHALLIS — The teams from the Nuclear Conference gathered together for a little wrestling match with some major implications for state championships on the line.

It was the annual District 6, 2A/Nuclear Conference championships where wrestlers were awarded berths at the state tournament based upon performance at the district level. The top three wrestlers in each weight classification will move on to next week’s state championships in Boise.

As far as the teams go, Ririe finished first, Firth was second and West Jefferson finished up in third, with a total of six teams competing.

Team Standings:

Ririe 301.5 points

Firth 120.0 points

West Jefferson 191.0 points

North Fremont 149.0 points

Salmon 119.0 points

Challis 89.0 points

For the Firth Cougars, here’s how they placed in each weight class:

98 pounds: Kyler Gregory 3rd place

113 pounds Roan Larsen 4th place

120 pounds Leon Gardner 2nd place

126 pounds James Ostler 2nd place

132 pounds Bridger Jolley 3rd place

138 pounds Dustin Bartausky 1st place

Aiden Clayson 2nd place

152 pounds Derek Adams 3rd place

160 pounds Slade Barber 3rd place

182 pounds Brandon Richards 1st place

195 pounds Quinton Gifford 4th place

220 pounds Riley Barber 2nd place

Ethan Perkins 3rd place

285 pounds Jaime Ortiz 3rd place