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Varsity wrestling

March 04, 2007|By Kevin Van Valkenburg | Kevin Van Valkenburg,Sun Reporter

COLLEGE PARK -- If you don't follow high school wrestling in Maryland, you might be surprised to learn that the most interesting story line at yesterday's state tournament didn't involve a defending champion or a three-team race for the overall title.

Instead, it involved a wrestler dressed in pink socks, lime-green headgear and sporting a ponytail who finished second in the final of the Class 4A-3A 103-pound weight class.

More wrestling Old Mill captures its eighth state tournament title; Asper becomes Hereford's first three-time state champ. PG 11D

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