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Mound Westonka's Nelson, headed to the Gophers, eyes a fourth state championship

By JIM PAULSEN, Star Tribune, 02/15/24, 8:15AM CST


He had reasons to choose basketball (Mom's suggestion) and hockey (Dad's background). "I wanted to learn to wrestle," he said.

Mound Westonka's Jack Nelson attempted to take down Grand Rapids wrestler Alex Lehman during the 2023 state championships. (Alex Kormann, Star Tribune)

It's team section week as wrestlers head toward the state championships starting Feb. 29.

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