Lafayette breaks through with Virginia Duals win over Hanover

The Virginia Duals, held for the 37th time Friday and Saturday in Hampton Coliseum, is a double-elimination wrestling tournament. But often, teams that start 0-2 are awarded another match, extending their stay in the esteemed event. Lafayette, competing in the event for the fourth consecutive season,...

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  • Glance at the Virginia Duals field, including Lafayette

    Glance at the Virginia Duals field, including Lafayette

    The 37th Virginia Duals, featuring some of the best college and high school wrestling in the country, will be contested Friday and Saturday in the Hampton Coliseum. One local team, Lafayette, will compete in one of the three 16-team tournaments on the high school side. The Rams will take on Kellam...

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