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Apple Valley, Simley, Chatfield crowned state wrestling champs

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Three state wrestling champions have been crowned at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Apple Valley, Simley and Chatfield are celebrating team state wrestling championships after a marathon day of wrestling.

To win the championship each of the teams had to win three duel matches, Thursday.

In Class AAA, Apple Valley completed a perfect season at 33-0 with a decisive 56-9 win over the Prior Lake. The Pioneer Press reports Apple Valley's victory caps a state record ninth consecutive state championship.

No one really came close to beating the Eagles all day. In the first round, Apple Valley defeated Maple Grove 64-4. In the semifinals, they ripped Hastings 65-3 to move into the championship, which they won in an equally dominating fashion.

Simley captured the Class AA Championship. They defeated Scott West in the title match 33-21. Simley finished the season at 25-3 and beat Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle Valley/Montevideo 46-12 in the first round, before knocking off Kasson-Mantorville 40-19 in the semifinals.

In Class A, Chatfield beat Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 38-22. Chatfield completes the season with just one loss at 26-1. To reach the championship they had to beat a pair of one loss teams, beating Pierz in the quarterfinals 40-18 and Frazee in the semis 38-19.

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