The Philip AAU wrestling team, coached by Joe Carley and Randy Johnson, had 12 members earn their way to the 2009 AAU state wrestling tournament held in Aberdeen at the Barnett Center on Saturday, March 28.
Last year, 10 members earned the right to continue on to the state tournament.
Returning state attendants were Keegan Fitch (nine and 10-year-old age bracket, 75 pounds division), Rance Johnson (11-12, 65 lbs.), Nick Donnelly (11-12, 80 lbs.), Jace Giannonatti (11-12, 105 lbs.), Grady Carley (11-12, 100 lbs.), Jacob Kammerer (11-12, 85 lbs.), and Reed Johnson (13-14, 1