USC’s Legred heads to championship match

Published 12:06 pm Saturday, March 3, 2018

ST. PAUL — United South Central junior Blake Legred continued his reign of domination in the semifinals of the Minnesota state wrestling tournament Saturday morning.

Although his semifinal was considerably closer in score than his previous two matches, Legred managed to hold his opponent scoreless for the third straight match, winning 3-0 at 126 pounds.

After finishing the first period scoreless, Legred got an escape point in the second followed by a takedown in the third. In his three matches so far in the tournament, Legred has outscored his opponents 30-0.

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He will wrestle in the finals later tonight, looking to become the first multi-champion in United South Central history. His opponent will be Michael Suda (36-3) of Pipestone Area.

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