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The Homer Jr. High wrestling team won the Illinois Elementary Association state competition March 10 in DeKalb. It is the program’s second state tile, having also won it in 2013. Photos submitted
Drew Blackburn-Forst won an individual title for the Mustangs at 167 pounds, notching the record for quickest pin in 22 seconds in his final match.
Homer Jr. High’s Keegan Roberson won the individual title at 112 pounds, setting the record for most points scored in his final, winning 17-0. He is now a two-time state champion.
Drew Blackburn-Forst celebrates at the state competition held at the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center.
Keegan Roberson (right) locks up his opponent en route to his second-straight state title.
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3:47 pm CDT March 15, 2018
The Homer Jr. High wrestling team won the Illinois Elementary School Association state competition held March 10 at the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center in DeKalb.