Apple Valley tips STMA for 23rd state title

Apple Valley wrestling coach Dalen Wasmund had a favor to ask of his team Thursday night.

The Eagles were about to enter a place they were familiar with, the Minnesota Class 3A wrestling championship match, a berth they had gained for 10 consecutive seasons. But for the first time in recent memory, Apple Valley appeared vulnerable to defeat entering the big-school title match against St. Michael-Albertville, the Eagles’ primary nemesis for years.

Wasmund encouraged his team to dig deep, to tap into their inner hero. When the Eagles acquiesced, they amazed even themselves. Continue reading at www.twincities.com

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