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Imagine qualifying for the state wrestling meet and then finding out you have to sit out because of a skin condition. It happens nearly every year.

As a result, you have to wait another year before you’d get the chance to compete in Columbus for a state title. For a wrestler, it’s frustrating.

That’s what Central Catholic junior Nate Hagan, who was raised on Toledo’s east side, had to deal with last year after winning the district title — a rash that he’d developed had his doctors hold him out from wrestling in Columbus last March.

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Evan Ulinski will graduate from Woodmore High School in June as one of the best, if not the best, wrestlers in Wildcats history.

Ulinski compiled a remarkable 184-15 career record and finished 51-3 this season to set the school record for wins in a season and career. He had 37 pins this season, and his 117 career pins ranks 15th on Ohio’s all-time list.

“He had an awesome career,” Woodmore coach Dane Bonnigson said.

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Raise your hand if you think you could replicate what Northwood junior Devon Dunbar did last Thursday through Saturday at the Division III state wrestling tournament in Columbus.

You’ve spent the last six months sweating, practicing, lifting weights, running, not sleeping, dieting, and you get to Ohio State’s Schottenstein Center and you lose your opening-round match – in overtime, yet, on a referee’s questionable call – in the biggest event of your life.

“My state title hopes were over,” Dunbar said. “It wasn’t like I just got my butt kicked. I just lost (2-0) in overtime on a bad call.”

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