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KC trio wins state junior wrestling titles
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Three members of the West Wateree Wrestling Club (WWWC) earned state championships in the South Carolina Wrestling Association for Youth) state tournament at Eastside High School in Taylors on March 2.Jordan Smalls, from North Central Middle School, and Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestlers Hunter Haven and Dalton Haven were crowned as state champions after having gone undefeated in the tournament. Finishing as state runners-ups were L-EMS wrestlers Devin Wilson and Taylor Catoe. The local team received a third-place finish from Corey Bledsoe (L-EMS), as well as two fourth place finishes from L-EMS wrestlers Jay Wilson and Caleb Haven.The WWWC team was coached by Jeremy Cogdill and Tracey “Tick” Wilson.In addition, Lugoff-Elgin High School junior Chris Jackson won his weight class in the high school division.