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Meadowdale's Krueger off to a dominating start | Wrestling

Senior standout should be contender for heavyweight title


Last updated 12/19/2019 at 10:48am

David R Pan

Meadowdale's Alex Krueger (right) wrestles Kamiak's Mark Holcomb in a heavyweight match Thursday, Dec. 12, at Kamiak High School. Krueger, who finished sixth at the 3A state tournament, pinned Holcomb at the 53-second mark.

Alex Krueger knows what's in store for his future.

The first-team, all-league offensive and defensive lineman plans to play college football. The Meadowdale senior has received one firm offer and talked to a number of other schools.

"Football is my life and it will be my life," Krueger said.

But for the next three months, he is shifting his focus. Krueger is trading his helmet and shoulder pads for a singlet.

Let anyone think that wrestling is a minor diversion, Krueger is all in on the one sport that rivals his passion for the pigskin.

"Once we're in season, I'm giving it 110 percent," Kru...

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