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Two Panthers wrestlers place at State

Shotwell takes first in 106 pound class, injured King places 5th in 120 pound class


February 28, 2018

Justin Shotwell, a freshman at Saratoga High School went the distance against older and more experienced wrestlers, to take the championship in 106 pounds. His coach, Zach Schmidt, said the wrestler’s determination to win it became apparent as he watched the young man start the season at 117 pounds and drop to 106 pounds. Schmidt said that Shotwell had to wait for his body to get used to the drop, but once it did, Shotwell got better and better at each match.

“I was talking to my wife after the match and I told about a conversation I had with Justin on Jan. 5 and we were talking about...

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