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After grappling to a second-place finish in the D-III, S-IV tournament, eight Longhorn mat men will advance to the “state” championships to be held Feb. 8-9 at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley.

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It will take the aerobic capacity of a marathon runner, the strength of a power lifter and the tenacity of a junk yard dog to win an Arizona State Division III “state” weight class championship.

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