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Robinson Wrestling Wins Third Region Title in Four Years

Rams send nine to finals, win seven individual titles.

Robinson has won two of the last three state championships.

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Top Mount Vernon Sports Moments of 2013

Here is a look at the top Mount Vernon sports moments of 2013.

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Westfield’s Donahue Reaches 200 Victories

Senior captures third Northern Region title.

The Westfield wrestling team finished runner-up at the Northern Region wrestling tournament.

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West Potomac’s Rupp Captures 220-Pound Regional Title

Senior remains undefeated.

Rupp improved to 42-0 during his senior season.

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Mount Vernon Wrestling Places Third at Regionals

Freshman Adusei wins 126-pound title.

Mount Vernon had three grapplers reach the finals.

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Robinson Wrestling Wins Northern Region Title

Lake Braddock wins three individual championships.

The Robinson wrestling team won two individual region titles.

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TC’s Bunduka Wins 126-Pound Title at NOVA Classic

Three Alexandria schools participated in the 2012 FinalAutoPrice.Com NOVA Classic Dec. 7 and 8 at Fairfax High School.

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Local Grapplers Thrive at NOVA Classic

South County, Lake Braddock and West Springfield among schools to produce at least one individual champion.

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Another Crowning Success for Westfield Wrestler Beau Donahue

Westfield junior gains his second straight state championship.

Winning one individual state title is an accomplishment a high school wrestler will always treasure. But winning two is an enormous feat when one considers the pressure to live up to the high expectations of a state champion and the fact that every opponent is highly motivated to defeat the best wrestler out there.

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Ryan Forrest’s Quest for State Crown Falls Just Short

South Lakes senior wrestler finished second in Virginia despite battling illness over the postseason.

Following a third place finish in his respective 145-division weight class at last winter’s 2011 Virginia State AAA high school wrestling championships, South Lakes’ Ryan Forrest was determined to come back and capture this year’s ultimate prize – a state crown.

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Robinson’s Valdez, Martino Win State Wrestling Titles

Rams finish state runner-up behind Colonial Forge.

Santiago Valdez produced a losing record during his first two seasons as a Robinson wrestler. After two years of hard work and dedication, Valdez produced a state championship.

South County’s Manley, Stein Win Region Wrestling Titles

Hunter Manley wanted nothing to do with a repeat performance.

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Robinson Grapplers Pinkston, Martino Win Region Titles

Rams finish region runner-up to district foe Westfield.

Robinson heavyweight Jake Pinkston dropped 10 pounds prior to regionals. In exchange, he gained a second Northern Region championship.

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Overall good showing by Northern Region at State Wrestling

Westfield’s Donahue earns state title; Dooley of Madison and Forrest of South Lakes earn second place medals.

Three Northern Region teams – Robinson, Annandale, and Westfield High Schools – finished among the top 10 team finishers at last weekend’s Virginia State AAA Wrestling Championships, held Feb. 17-18 (Friday and Saturday) at Robinson Secondary.

Langley Wrestling Continues Strong Postseason

The Langley High wrestling team finished ninth place overall at last Saturday’s Northern Region Championships. The 30-team, two-day event took place Feb. 10-11 at Hayfield High School in Alexandria.