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High school athlete of the week - Beau Jeffers

Beau Jeffers, a senior on the Bowman County-Beach wrestling team won a state title at the 220-pound weight class at the Class B State Wrestling Tournament at the Fargodome on Saturday, Feb. 16.

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Beau Jeffers, a senior on the Bowman County-Beach wrestling team won a state title at the 220-pound weight class at the Class B State Wrestling Tournament at the Fargodome on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Jeffers won his championship bout by way of a 5-3 decision and won his semifinal with a 7-0 decision after pinning his first two opponents.

Jeffers also helped the Buccadawgs to a 5th place finish in the Class B Dual Tournament.

DP: What were your keys to victory?

BJ: "Just to go on the mat and give it all I've got and to wrestle hard and stay fundamentally strong, get in a good position, and not try anything crazy."

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DP: How long have you been wrestling?

BJ: "This is my fifth year of wrestling."

DP: What do you most enjoy about it?

BJ: "I enjoy the team atmosphere and the teammates and the relationships you build with like a wrestling partner and stuff. I also love the hard work. It's one of the hardest working sports ever and working that hard is awesome."

DP: Do you do anything else in school?

BJ: "I'm also in football and involved in FFA."

DP: If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

BJ: "Probably, pizza."

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DP: If you could have a superpower what would it be?

BJ: "Definitely, super strength."

DP: What is the best show or movie you watched lately?

BJ: "Probably, Creed 2."

DP: Who is your biggest inspiration to succeed?

BJ: "Probably my coaches. They're always there for me and pushing me to do my best."

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