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2015-16 Clark Wrestling Capsule


Head coach: Hunter Weller, 12th season

Returning lettermen: Eight

Top wrestlers: Robert A’Hearn (Sr.), Mervin Penningston (Sr.)

Outlook: Penningston, who likely will wrestle at 285 pounds, finished second in the Division I-A state meet last year, and A’Hearn (182) was a state qualifier. They’re two of eight lettermen back for the Chargers.

“We hope to keep building on last season’s success,” Weller said.

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