New Colfax wrestler excels after loss of family member


March 16, 2023

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Sydeny Thornton with father at Colfax Wrestling Tournament March 11, 2023.

COLFAX- A Local Colfax Bulldog, Sydney Thornton (10), got her first pin of the day at the Colfax Tournament on Saturday, March 11.

"When she gets on the mat she feels at home; this is what she loves to do. It's not about winning or losing to Sydney, it's about learning to be a champion and a new member in the community," said Thornton's mother, Corey Thornton.

Sydney Thornton started out wrestling at 4 years-old in Sacramento, Calif. She wrestled for Saint Maries, Idaho. The Thornton family moved to Colfax last year in November.

"She fell in love with Colfax, her new school, new friends,...

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