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Geoff Cowles/News Centerburg’s Dallas Scott, top, takes control over River Valley’s Mitchell Miracle during their 132-pound semifinal bout at Saturday’s Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference championships in Sparta.

Highland shines at MOAC tournament

It was going to be a challenge and area wrestlers knew that from the beginning when they took on the best in the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday.

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Geoff Cowles/News Utica’s Ryan Cree, top, defeated Amanda Clearcreek’s Billy L’Hullier in the OHSAA Division III Team Dual Wrestling Championship regional semifinals at Nelsonville-York high school on Wednesday.

Redskins defeated at regional semis

On Wednesday evening, the young Utica Redskins wrestling team learned a few hard lessons. They also gave their fans reason for hope — in the post season and beyond.

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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s Bailey Cunningham, top, holds down Berkshire’s Will Blechschmid during their 160-pound final at the Utica Invitational on Saturday.

Redskins fare well at home invite

The Utica Redskins wrestling team, led by a pair of individual first place finishers, Dawson Smith (120 pounds) and Matt Seifert (126 pounds), scored 198 team points to place third at the annual Utica Wrestling Invitational on Saturday.

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Geoff Cowles/News Mount Vernon’s Jacob Tiell (24) catches a pass while being guarded by Mansfield Senior’s Donazious Burton during Tuesday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game. The Yellow Jackets won, 57-43.

Jackets crush Tygers; Wooster next

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets did the two things they needed to do on Tuesday evening: Put together a total team effort, and not look past the Mansfield Senior Tygers, despite having bigger challenges ahead.

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