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Published:   |   Updated: February 21, 2014 at 05:11 PM

Connor and Jared Prince

Palm Harbor University H.S.

Wrestling/Juniors

THIS WEEK’S FEATS:

The Prince twins tore through their individual weight classifications during the Class 3A state meet in Lakeland, resulting in a pair of state titles. Both juniors pinned three of their four opponents, with Connor winning at 132 pounds and Jared at 126.

SEASON STATS:

Connor finished off his first state-title winning season by going a perfect 65-0 overall. Jared became a back-to-back state champ and also went undefeated this year, 66-0.

QUOTABLES:

“I’m real happy with the two champs. Connor and Jared wrestled real well. If there was any kid I was going to bet all my money on going in, I would have bet it on Connor.” – PHU coach Brad Sakevich on the twins’ performance and Connor joining Jared as a state champ.

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