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Russell Qualifies Two for State

2013 State Wrestling LogoRussell High School is sending two wrestlers to the 3-2-1A State Tournament in Hays.

Regis Weiss and Andy Ochampaugh qualified after finishing in the top four in their weight classes at the Norton Regional on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Weiss went 4-0 and won the 152 pound weight class.  Ochampaugh went 5-1 and took third at 220 pounds.

As a team, Russell finished ninth with 80 points in the Norton Regional.  Norton won the team title with 188 points. Oberlin-Decatur Comm. was second 145.5 points.  Plainville was third with 134.5 points.

Weiss (33-5) and Ochampaugh (31-6) will compete in the 3-2-1A State Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays.

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