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Monday, March 19, 2007

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[March 19, 2007]  Three Lincoln Junior High School boys qualified for state championship competition in the state wrestling meet at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

112 pounds -- Darvel Stancel defeated James Spangler of Shorewood Troy in the preliminary to advance to the first round. He was defeated in the first round by Alex Bee of Bloomington.

126 -- Chris Rufus defeated Mike Weisshappel of Barrington Station in overtime in the first round to advance to the quarterfinals, where he lost to Jake Brue of Petersburg Porta Junior High School.

185 -- Jake Grass defeated Mike Irgang of Lake Zurich South in the preliminary and advanced to the first round to defeat Richard Cline of Libertyville Highland Middle School. In the quarterfinals he lost to Luke McAvoy of Bloomington Junior High.

(Individual bracket details)

Bloomington Junior High School claimed the team championship.

(See team standings and individual champs.)


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