Washougal state wrestling 2015
Abby Lees will never forget the thrill of having her hand raised in the state championship match. The Washougal High School sophomore has been dreaming and working hard for that moment for two years.
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Abby Lees feared the worst when she saw Lincoln's DJ White on her side of the state bracket. Friends and family convinced Lees to approach the match from a different perspective. "They got me to believe that DJ White was on the same side of the bracket as me," Lees said.
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Abby Lees throws Jessica Cardenes over her shoulder in the 155-pound state championship match Saturday, at the Tacoma Dome
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Abby Lees cries tears of joy after reaching the top of the podium at the Tacoma Dome.
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Zach Oster sticks Adam Adkinson to the mat during the 2A 120-pound state semifinals. This move gave the Washougal High School senior the confidence to beat Adkinson in overtime.
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Yaneli Martinez earned fourth place for the Panthers at state.
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Jessica Eakins snagged seventh place for Washougal at state.
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Abby Lees gears up for state championship match.
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Jessica Eakins put the finishing touches on her high school career with a pinfall victory.
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Head scissors handstand by AJ Christianson.
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Ruben Aguilar traps his opponent in an arm lock.
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Jacob Brown standing his ground.
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Mialisa Oster grapples with her opponent.
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Baylee Wright locked in a battle.
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