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Briggs wins Metro Spotlight Award


Kyle Briggs of Cedar Rapids Jefferson is the winner of the Metro Spotlight Award for high school boys this week, the Metro Sports Report announced Sunday.

Briggs, a senior, has gotten off to a terrific start with the Jefferson wrestling team this season. He is ranked No. 2 in Class 3A at 152 pounds and raised his record to 20-0 Saturday with a spotless performance at the Pipestone Duals in Pipestone, Minn.

Briggs went 5-0 at Pipestone with three pins, a technical fall and a forfeit.

Briggs has excelled in major tournaments this season. He's won titles at the Southeast Polk Invitational, the West Des Moines Valley Tournament and the Keith Young Invitational.

Briggs compiled a 35-9 record last season as a junior and placed eighth at 132 pounds in the state tournament.

Jefferson is ranked No. 6 in Class 3A by The Predicament.


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