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Napoleon Wrestling Ethan Weatherspoon

Napoleon’s Weatherspoon eyes state title, undefeated season

By Gary Kalahar                                              (Photo by Ryan Kerwin, JTV Sports) Staff Writer Ethan Weatherspoon is asked whether he could realistically break his brother Lelund’s Napoleon High School record for career victories in wrestling. He hesitates, says he isn’t sure, asking how many matches Lelund won. So much for the pressure of following in big brother’s footsteps. The fact that Weatherspoon is unaware of his brother’s school record is perhaps a good indication that he is not concerned about – or at least has come to terms with – living up to the high standards set on the wrestling mat by two of his brothers. “I got over the pressure part,” said Weatherspoon, a junior who acknowledges he might have felt the burden more in previous years. “You have to get past the pressure.” Still, there is one achievement of brothers Lelund and Jason that Ethan would certainly like to match. He has that chance this weekend when he travels to Ford Field in Detroit for the state final meet. Weatherspoon will seek a Division 3 state title at 189…

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