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Marissa Kurtz wins second state girls wrestling title; Lexi Schilling fourth


February 27, 2019

MARISSA KURTZ looks for a call from the referee as she works to pin Scapposse's Emma Jones Saturday at the girls wrestling finals, held in conjunction with the boys tournaments at the Veteran Memorial Coliseum.

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Marissa Kurtz won her second state wrestling championship Saturday, Feb. 23, during the OSAA girls finals at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

Junior Lexi Schilling was fourth at 105 pounds.

Kurtz, a senior, won the 110-pound division, pinning Scappoose junior Emma Jones in the semifinals and then beating Hillsboro freshman Emma Blackwell in the final, 4-1.

Blackwell scored first on an escape in the second round, but Kurtz said she was confident because she had the entire third ro...

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