The Paonia Eagles wrestling team capped an incredible season by claiming the state 2A championship in convincing fashion. They are the second team in state history to qualify wrestlers in all weights, and with 179 team points the Eagles outscored second place Baca County by 63.5 points. Along the way freshman Jesse Reed was state champion in the 113-lb. division and Andy Pipher was 2A Coach of the Year. Nine Eagles placed in the tournament, held over the weekend at the Pepsi Center in Denver. For more coverage and photos, turn to page B9 in this issue of the Delta County Independent, or visit www.deltacountyindependent.com.