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Hamburg advances to District wrestling finals

Published On: Jan 29 2014 10:05:53 PM CST

The Hamburg wrestling team advanced to the District III finals on Wednesday following a pair of wins on their home mat.

HAMBURG -

The second-seeded Hamburg Hawks won quarterfinal and semifinal duals on their home mat Wednesday to advance to the District III-AA finals on Saturday.

Hamburg won its quarterfinal match, 60-17, over ELCO. The Hawks followed that up with a 44-23 victory over Northern Lebanon in the semifinals.

Hamburg will meet Boiling Springs at 11:00 Saturday morning at the Spartan Center in Hershey for the District III title.

Wyomissing fell in their quarterfinal dual with Northern Lebanon, 43-21, in Hamburg.

Schuylkill Valley also fell in their opening dual, 56-14, to Bermudian Springs at Boiling Springs.