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L-EMS' North earns All-American honor
KC wrestlers compete in middle school nationals
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One All-American. Six Team Palmetto members.What was a strong regular season performance for Kershaw County middle school wrestlers extended into spring as after a top five finish in the nationals Noah North joined five fellow wrestlers from the county in last weekend’s U.S. Middle School National Duals tournament in Indianola, Iowa.North, an eighth-grader at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School who won the 124-pound weight class title at the Carolina Invitational, finished fifth in the NHSCA National Wrestling Championship held at Virginia Beach, Va. The annual event was held on April 3-7.Wrestling in the 127-pound division of the middle school portion of the tournament, North advanced to the championship semifinals in the field of 24 wrestlers, only to lose a 3-0 decision to the eventual champion from New York.