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Photos by Michael Vosburg/The Forum Colin Turchin of Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale, right, wrestles against Travis Longhenry of Canby during their semifinal Class A 285-pound match of individual competition during the Minnesota Wrestling Tournament on Saturday in St. Paul. Longhenry won the match by fall.

Turchin makes final four at state


Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale's Colin Turchin finished in the top four and three Wadena-Deer Creek wrestlers racked up two matches apiece Friday and Saturday at the Class A Individual Wrestling Tournament.

Turchin, who entered his third straight state tournament as the No. 2-ranked heavyweight in Class A, wrestled five times and finished up in the third-place match with Minneota's Josh Van Overbecke. The tall, rangy Overbecke pinned Turchin at the 3:59 mark.

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