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Huskies qualify 19 for state in winning regional wrestling title


February 13, 2019

SWEET HOME'S wrestlers show off the boys team's regional trophy after they won the title by more than 200 points Saturday.

Sweet Home won its fifth straight boys regional wrestling championship Saturday at Junction City in an OSAA 4A Special District 2 tournament that was re-jiggered by weather concerns.

A longer day on Friday – which ended up including the blood round and semifinals due to predictions of possible snow and ice on Saturday – didn't faze the Huskies. They finished with 19 state qualifiers and 478.5 points, to 243.5 for second-place Junction City and 239.5 for third-place Cascade.

It was the second regional wrestling win this year for Sweet Home after the girls team won its tournament the pr...

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