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By Ken Graham
The Times 

Joe Adams Fifth at State

 

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Tyler Hoffman raises an arm on the floor of the Tacoma Dome after his first-match win against Mabton's Jesus Mata at the Washington State Mat Classic last weekend.

Adams goes two-for-two, wins fifth-place match; Hoffman fails to place

TACOMA – Waitsburg's Joe Adams performed well at the Washington State Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome last weekend.

Wrestling at 182 pounds, Adams won his first match, but then lost his next two by decision, before winning the fifth/sixth place match.

Against Johnny Franke, of Darlington, Adams won by decision 3-1.

"Very close match," said Dayton coach Lanny Adams. "The first two rounds, they were on their feet. Neither could get a shot deep enough to get a takedown. Joe was up 2-1 at the start of the 3rd round.  The...



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