Minnesota rallies back to beat Illinois in freestyle championship, sweeps 16U National Duals titles

SPOKANE, Wash. — The garbage can beside the Minnesota bench went flying Saturday afternoon, spilling trash across the floor inside the Spokane Convention Center.

A couple wrestlers careened into the scorer’s table, requiring another clean-up and a momentary stoppage in action.

And that was just the first 80 seconds of the 152-pound match during the latest chapter of the tense Illinois-Minnesota rivalry.

No trash receptacle, scorekeeper or lead is safe when the two state powerhouse programs get together with a national championship on the line. Continue reading at www.trackwrestling.com

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