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Tomahawk Wrestlers Look Forward to RegionalsSubmitted: 02/07/2013
Story By Joe Dufek


TOMAHAWK - Regionals in high school wrestling are this weekend. The Tomahawk Hatchets have plenty of momentum going in.

Last weekend, the Hatchets knocked off Rhinelander for the Great Northern Conference meet. Tomahawk fell to Rhinelander earlier in the year, so the GNC proved to be a turning point. It was Tomahawk's second straight GNC title.

The Hatchets feature senior Austin Bellile who is 40-1 and state-ranked at 195 pounds. He is also one of 5 Hatchets to win and individual conference championship.




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