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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Nelson is district champ; three Dawgs on to state


February 8, 2018

Pete Nelson

Blake Nelson pins his Jefferson opponent to win his second district title at 220 pounds.

Blake Nelson captured his second district championship at 220 pounds, and two more Bulldogs also qualified for state as Creswell competed with Pleasant Hill, Colton, Gervais, Jefferson, Santiam Christian, Scio and host Harrisburg in the Special District 2 Wrestling Championships on Feb. 3.

Nelson was undefeated in his bracket. "Blake's really had no struggles against 3A wrestlers this season; his only losses came against a 4A wrestler at 285 pounds and a 6A wrestler at 220," said Creswell Head Coach Wayne Roberts. "He works so hard and has really stepped up as a team leader, and I couldn't...

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