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Verhamme wins second back-to-back state wrestling championship


May 27, 2021

Kyle Clayton

Jackson Long and Wesley Verhamme are paraded down Main Street on a Haines Volunteer Fire Truck on Sunday, May 23. Verhamme brought home his second state championship win. This year he won the heavyweight division.

Wesley Verhamme brought home his second state wrestling championship title Sunday after defeating three heavyweights last weekend at the state tournament in Anchorage.

"It felt amazing," Verhamme told the CVN this week. "The last time I (wore) th...

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