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Images: IHSA state wrestling semifinals in Champaign

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Vernon Hills' Jordan Reich covers his head on the mat in defeat to Danny Swan of Oak Forest in the 106-pound Class 2A IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign Friday.

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Arlington Heights Hersey's Hunter Rollins wrestles Peter Andreotti of Marist in the 160-pound Class 3A match Friday at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Hersey's Hunter Rollins is declared the winner by a score of 8-4 over Peter Andreotti of Marist in the 160-pound Class 3A match Friday at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Wauconda's Devin Tortorice is controlled by Randle Taborn of Springfield in a loss in the 132-pound IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign Friday.

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Wauconda's Nate Magiera takes a loss to East Peoria's Lucas Joseph in the 220-pound Class 2A match Friday in Champaign.

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Vernon Hills' Jordan Reich has his face pushed into the mat in a loss to Danny Swan of Oak Forest in the 106-pound Class 2A IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign Friday.

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With a bloody lip, Arlington Heights Hersey's Hunter Rollins raised his hands in victory after beating Peter Andreotti of Marist in the 160-pound Class 3A match Friday at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Stevenson's Justin Weber loses to Bryce Brill of Mt. Carmel in the 145-pound semifinal Class 2A wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign Friday.

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Kaneland's Dan Goress reacts to Maple Park fans in the stands Friday in Assembly Hall in Champaign after he defeated Chase Vosburgh of Mt. Vernon in the 145-pound Class 2A IHSA semifinal wrestling match.

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Lombard Montini's Xavier Montalvo controls Alex Friedman of Pontiac Friday to win the 160-pound Class 2A IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Kaneland's Dan Goress controls Chase Vosburgh of Mt. Vernon in the 145-pound Class 2A IHSA semifinal wrestling match Friday in Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Marmion Adademy's Johnny Jimenez wrestles Jon Marmolejo of Glenbard North Friday in the 120-pound Class 3A IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign. Jimenez won.

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Marmion Adademy's Johnny Jimenez wrestles Jon Marmelejo of Glenbard North Friday in the 120-pound Class 3A IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign. Jimenez won.

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Lombard Montini's Vince Turk defeats Kenny Baldridge of Morris in the 120-pound Class 2A match at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Neuqua Valley's Andrew Geers is declared the winner of the 285-pound Class 3A match over Alex Fritz of Marmion Academy Friday in the IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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195-pound wrestler Anthony Ferraro controls Pat Vitek of Nazareth during his match Friday in the Class 2A IHSA semifinal at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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The referee blows the whistle on Lake Park's Austin Schoen as he loses by two points to Wade Lardy of McHenry Friday in the Class 3A 145-pound IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Willowbrook's Dan Rowland controls Alex Benoit of Marist in the 170-pound Class 3A semifinal match Friday at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Marmion Academy's George Fisher beats Doug Johnson of Dekalb Friday in the 132-pound Class 3A IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Alex Fritz of Marmion Academy springs above the mat as Andrew Geers shoots at this ankles in the 285-pound Class 2A match Friday in the IHSA semifinal wrestling match at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Lombard Montini head coach Israel Martinez directs 195-pound wrestler Anthony Ferraro during his match Friday in the Class 2A IHSA semifinal at Assembly Hall in Champaign.

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Gallery updated: 2/15/2013 11:05 PM

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A gallery of images from the IHSA state semifinal wrestling matches Friday at Assembly Hall in Champaign.
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