While many of his peers hit the beaches this past spring, Rhett Morgan headed west rather than south or east, and his fun in the sun revolved around wrestling alligators.

"It will make a good story one day to tell the kids and grandkids, but when I got there and saw what they were doing, I almost wimped out," the East Hamilton rising senior said.

Morgan began looking for things to do in Colorado when he found out he'd be able to accompany his father, a pilot for a company in Laredo, Texas, to pick up a new plane.

"Who would've thought about gator wrestling in Colorado?" he said.

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