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State wrestling tournaments

Gloucester Dukes Ethan Baker, Josh Seaton and Austin Glockner, from left, placed in their respective weight classes during this past weekend’s Class 5 VHSL state wrestling championships.

3 from GHS place

Three Gloucester Dukes wrestlers competed in the Class 5 state wrestling tournament on Saturday at the Virginia Beach Sports Center. All three came away with podium finishes to cap off a unique year of wrestling.

Gloucester High School junior Ethan Baker led the way for the Dukes as the 152 lbs. state runner-up, losing a tough match in the finals by a score of 5-3 to Colin Bridges of Cox. Baker’s only two losses this season come from his finals matches against Bridges at the Class 5A regional meet and the Class 5 state finals. Baker finishes the year with an overall record of 11-2 and an improvement from last year as the fourth-place finisher.

Junior Josh Seaton finished third in the 160 lbs. class after losing a close match in the semifinals to the eventual state champion...

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