Posted Online: March 14, 2013, 5:02 pm

Ball, Sheley reach wrestling championships

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Wisconsin-LaCrosse senior wrestler and Geneseo graduate Adam Sheley
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Coe junior wrestler and Mercer County graduate Ethan Ball
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Two locals will compete in this weekend's NCAA Division III wrestling championships in Cedar Rapids. Wrestling opens this morning with the finals scheduled for Saturday night.

Wis.-LaCrosse senior Adam Sheley reached the championships for the third time in his career. The 2009 Geneseo graduate is seeded third in the 141-pound bracket with a 19-1 record. He is a two-time All-American and took second at the regional meet.

Ethan Ball, a Coe junior and 2010 Mercer County graduate, is the eighth seed in the 174-pound bracket. Ball carries a 21-5 record after winning the regional tournament.

— Staff report