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Windermere's Vollenweider becomes first male Wolverine wrestler to qualify for states

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Kurt Vollenweider took fourth place in the regional tournament in the 170-pound division.
by: Chris Martucci Sports Editor

For the first time in Windermere wrestling's history, the Wolverines will be sending a male wrestler to the state tournament in Kissimmee. 

Senior Kurt Vollenweider took fourth place in the 170-pound division of the Class 3A Region 1 tournament in Palm Coast this weekend. 

Vollenweider has had a good individual season in 2021-22, and now will be the first male Windermere wrestler to compete at the state championships. 

The girls team will be sending Sophia Lahik and Madi Benson to the state competition as well, with Lahik returning after competing in 2021. 

The state meet will be held at Silver Spur Arena in Kissimmee from March 3-5. 

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Chris Martucci was the sports editor for the West Orange Times & Observer,  Southwest Orange Observer and OrangeObserver.com. He holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri — Columbia School of Journalism, as well as a bachelor's degree in digital media...

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