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Published February 18, 2011, 12:00 AM

Herkelman and opponent


Cedar Falls' Cassy Herkelman, center, and her opponent Joel Northrup, center left, of Linn-Mar High, stand at the scorers table waiting for their leg bands prior to their Class 3A 112 pound first-round match at the Iowa State Wrestling tournament, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa. Northrup, who was one of the favorites to win his weight class defaulted on his first-round state tournament match rather than face Herkelman, one of the first girls to ever qualify for the event. (AP Photo/Steve Pope)
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