Local wrestlers return home after being stuck overseas

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - An overseas wrestling trip for a group of Indiana high school students turned into the journey of a lifetime.

A group of wrestlers from throughout the Hoosier state traveled with a couple of coaches from Jeffersonville High School for a tournament in New Zealand. A volcanic eruption in Chile, along with other logistics, turned a nine day trip into a 16 day tour with additional stops along the way.

The team arrived Sunday in Louisville. Due to the circumstances, the students got to spend time in Australia, Hong Kong, and Los Angeles, in addition to New Zealand.

To top it off, the team won its main tournament in New Zealand.

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