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Shane Novak cruised to a 12-2 victory over Andrew Schmidt of Lake City in the opening round. Bob Williams/FOCUS

State Wrestling: Shane Novak advances to semifinals

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ST. PAUL - No. 1-ranked Shane Novak (39-1), a state runner-up last year, had no problem advancing to the second round of the Class A state wrestling tournament at 113 pounds. Novak jumped out to leads of 4-0 after the first period and 11-0 after the second en route to an impressive 12-2 victory over Andrew Schmidt (25-10) of Lake City.


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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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