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Six Cubs, Taft's Steere punch tickets to State

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 20th, 2013

Newport sophomore 120-pound wrestler Josh Connor pinned his Sweet Home opponent in the third round to clinch the Oregon District Four Championships on Saturday while also sealing the number three seed at the 4A State Championships this coming weekend. (Photo by Matt Singledecker)

Josh Connor's opponent can have the first takedown and even the second if he's bold enough to go for it.

But, Connor lives and dies by the “pin, don't get ridden” motto, so when his Sweet Home combatant scored the first two points in the first round of the 120-pound District Four Championship Match on Saturday, that was just an unceremonious reminder for the Newport 120-pound wrestler that it was time to go to work.

For the complete article see the 02-20-2013 issue.

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