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February 21, 2014

Three Macomb County wrestling teams in action at state finals

Dakota, Lincoln and Tower all set for action

By Jason Carmel Davis
C & G Sports Writer

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The Warren Woods Tower wrestling team is one of three local teams doing battle at the state finals. Pictured is Titans 152-pound grappler Demetrius Reed, left, during a regular season matchup against Harrison Township L'Anse Creuse.

BATTLE CREEK — Three wrestling teams in the C & G coverage area will look to keep their season alive when they hit the mat for their respective Michigan High School Athletic Association state quarterfinal matches.

The teams will all wrestle Feb. 21 at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek.

Macomb Dakota (25-5) battles Hartland High (38-2) in a Division 1 state quarterfinal at 3:15 p.m. The winner advances to a state semifinal set for 9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 at Kellogg Arena.

Both Warren Woods Tower (19-11) and Warren Lincoln (22-9) will wrestle in Division 2 quarterfinal bouts at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21. The Titans will battle Tecumseh (31-2), while the Abes get Lowell (21-1). The winner of those matches moves on to state semis set for 11:45 a.m. Feb. 22 at Kellogg Arena.

The championship matches for Division 1-4 all take place at 4 p.m. Feb. 22.

You can follow the action live at www.mhsaa.com.

Check www.candgnews.com this afternoon for reports on each local team.

You can reach C & G Sports Writer Jason Carmel Davis at jdavis@candgnews.com or at (586)498-1107. Twitter Follow Jason on Twitter.