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Wrestling, Swim teams each advance individuals to state

The Farmington wrestling and swimming and diving teams each qualified several individuals for state at their respective section meets Saturday.

Tiger wrestler Taylor Venz defended his section title at 106 pounds, and he will be joined by three teammates at Xcel Energy Center. Jamin LeDuc (113), Kyle Benjamin (132) and Joe Hoeve (160) all earned their first career state meet berths.

Chris Kirchmann will represent the Tigers in the 50 and 100 freestyle at the state swimming and diving meet. His 100 freestyle time set a school record.

Evan Carufel will also return to state after winning the section title in the 1-meter dive. Teammate Jonathan Bovee also qualified for state in the dive.

The Tigers will also enter teams in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays.