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Franklin County High School wrestler Abe Hafez (center) won his second consecutive area wrestling championship Saturday in Blue Ridge. Hafez, a junior, won the Area 4AAA title at 160 pounds. He won the 145-pound area title last season. Hafez will lead a contingent of six Lion wrestlers to the state sectional tournament Saturday in Madison. The top four in each weight class at sectionals will wrestle in the state championship tournament the following weekend in Macon. For complete details, see page 1B. (Phot

Locking up state

Abe Hafez won an Area 4AAA wrestling championship Saturday in Blue Ridge, leading a list of six Franklin County Lions to qualify for state competition that earned a fourth-place tournament finish.


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