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9 area wrestlers survive and make to the WIAA finals


Madison, WISCONSIN (WXOW)  The Coulee Region will be well represented on Championship Saturday at the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Meet.

Nine area athletes earned their way to the title bout.

Central's Ben Thornton will go for back to back titles.

He's in the division 1 113 lbs. championship.

In division 2 Taylor Elliot of Prairie du Chien/Wauzeka-Steuben advanced to the finals at 106.

It will be an all Coulee region showdown at 113 in division two when Sparta's Dylan Winchel meets Viroqua's J.J. McClelland.

Kyle Burkhalter pf Sparta will wrestle for a title at 182 in division 2.

In division three Cole Johnson of De Soto will go for a repeat as he takes on Royall's Christian Moore.

Westby's Ross Withington (138 lbs.) and Chase Nottestad (220 lbs.) will also compete for a title.

The finals begin at 6pm at the Kohl Center.

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