Flying finish for Park wrestler Cory Flaata

Park’s Cory Flaata, who grew up idolizing his older brother’s wrestling feats, set a few of his own this season.

At first glance, one could easily mistake Park wrestler Cory Flaata for his older brother, Jared. And that wouldn’t bother him at all.

The younger Flaata grew up idolizing his older sibling by five years. Jared was a three-time state entrant and all-state wrestler for the Wolfpack. This past week, Cory became the second Flaata to earn all-state honors, taking sixth place in the Class 3A state tournament.

“I just thought he was a god and was also my inspiration,” Cory Flaata said of his brother. “To make it as far as he did was quite an accomplishment.” Continue reading at www.mnwrestlinghub.com

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