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Wartburg tops UW-LaCrosse for National Duals title

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- Victories in the upper weights fueled the #2 Wartburg wrestling team as they rallied past 4th ranked UW-LaCrosse for a 16-15 win in the National Duals division III final.

The Knights trailed 15-7 after the 174 pound match.

Todd Becker began the rally at 184 picking up the first of 3 straight decisions as 197 pounder Byron Tate and heavyweight John Helgerson followed suit to provide the one point victory margin.

The title was the fifth for the Knights, and the first since 2008.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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