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High school wrestling: Wasatch dominates 5A meet, claims 22nd title in school history

High school wrestling: Wasatch dominates 5A meet, claims 22nd title in school history

OREM — The Wasatch Wasps are the kings of the wrestling mountain again.

Following a runner-up finish at last year’s 5A state tournament, Wasatch showed depth and dominance at this week’s state meet at Utah Valley University, easily outdistancing itself from the 5A field to claim the state title.

The Wasps finished with six individual state champs and racked up 287.5 team points to ease to its 22nd state title in school history on Thursday night. It’s the fourth title in the past five years for Wasatch.

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(Photo by Silas Walker, Deseret News)