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State wrestling: Venz captures state title

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State wrestling: Venz captures state title
Farmington Minnesota P.O. Box 192 / 312 Oak St. 55024

Farmington freshman Taylor Venz captured the Class 3A state title at 106 pounds with a 6-0 decision in the finals Saturday night at Xcel Energy Center.

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Venz opened his second straight state meet appearance with an 11-0 victory in the opening round Friday night. He advanced to the semifinals with a 5-0 decision and reached the finals with a 9-6 decision.

In the finals he defeated Brad Osatiuk of Maple Grove.

The full story on the state wrestling tournament will appear in next week's print edition of the Farmington Independent.

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Matt Steichen
Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.
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