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Adam McSorley earned a hard-fought pin at 106 pounds to start the state wrestling tournament off on a high note for Hastings. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson

Hastings wresting team places fourth at state tournament

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The Hastings wrestling team earned a nice win in the opening round of the state tournament on Thursday morning at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.


Hastings beat Willmar, 42-21, in the quarterfinal round of the meet.

That meant Hastings advanced to the state semifinals against Apple Valley, the state's No. 1 team. The Raiders lost to the Eagles, 65-3.

Hastings lost in the third-place match to St. Michael-Albertville, 30-25. STMA was the No. 2 seed in the tournament.  Hastings was No. 4.

Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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