Dineen places first at State 5A-6A Wrestling Prelims

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Thomas Dineen wrestles in the 195-pound championship match at the State Prelims, Saturday.  Dineen will go into the state tourney 35-0.  Photo courtesy of Jakki Wehking, Parkers Prairie Independent.

Five members of the Benson wrestling team competed at the State 5A-6A Prelims, Saturday at Long Prairie.  Earning a berth in this Saturday’s State Class A Wrestling Tournament was Benson sophomore Thomas Dineen, who placed first at 195 pounds to earn his third-straight state tournament berth.
Dineen went 3-0 to win the 195-pound title and will go into the state meet with a perfect 35-0 record and ranked first in state.

 

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