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Wrestler Nelson Brands ’18 up for KCRG Athlete of the Week

A three time state champion, Nelson Brands '18 is one of three finalists for KCRG Athlete of the Week.

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Nelson Brands '18 waits while the referees deliberate on a call as he competes at West High.

Nelson Brands '18 waits while the referees deliberate on a call as he competes at West High.

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Nelson Brands '18 waits while the referees deliberate on a call as he competes at West High.

After coming off his victory at the state championships in the 160-pound category, Nelson Brands ’18 has been nominated for KCRG’s Athlete of the Week. The three-time state champion is a finalist alongside Drew Nadermann of west Dubuque, who led his team to a championship at the state bowling meet with a third-place finish, and Cael Happel of Lisbon, whose second individual title contributed to earning his team a first-place trophy at the state wrestling meet.

Voting ends tomorrow, Thurs. March 1, at 10 a.m. Follow this link to vote.

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