Wilmington's wrestling team is ranked No. 1 in the state for a reason.
The defending Class A champions return a strong core from a squad that edged Vandalia via a tiebreaker in last year's dual team state final.
So it wasn't that surprising the Vandals lost to the Wildcats Saturday at the St. Thomas More New Year's Challenge.
But it was how the Vandals dropped a 47-23 dual that bugged VCHS coach Jason Clay.
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