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Wellington grapplers fare well in state tournament

Wellington grapplers fare well in state tournament

Donovan Ortiz and Elroy Taylor led a strong performance for the Wellington Wrestling Club at the recent 2015 Florida Folkstyle State Championships at Poinciana High School in Kissimmee. The local duo captured state titles and led the club to a record of 12 top-six finishers in different weight classes in the Florida Amateur Wrestling Association State wrestling tournament. Ortiz won the Schoolboy 105-pound division, while Taylor captured top honors in the Cadet 182-pound weight class. "Our new travel coach Carlos Ortiz has come in this year and gave the club a jump start and the results came quickly," said Wellington Wrestling Club coach Travis Gray. "This was a record...

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