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Justin Cumberbatch works his way towards a pin in the state quarterfinals at 195 pounds. Cumberbatch will wrestle in the state semifinals on Saturday morning. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

Cumberbatch pins his way to state semifinals

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Justin Cumberbatch is headed to the state semifinals for a second consecutive year after pinning Julius Ogunti of Park Center Friday evening.


The match was tied at 2-2 early in the third period when Ogunti took a shot at a takedown. Cumberbatch used the opportunity to put Ogunti on his back and finish the match.

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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