ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Apple Valley sophomore Dayton Racer helped Apple Valley secure its eighth consecutive and 21st overall state wrestling title while also capturing his first individual Class AAA title at 145lbs at the Minnesota state wrestling tournament Feb. 28-March 2 at the Excel Energy Center.
Racer was one of seven Eagles to win an individual title. He was named to the 14-man 2013 Class AAA All-Tournament team and finished 33-1 on the season. In the individual Class AAA 145lb state title match, Racer defeated senior Lincoln Mallinger 7-2. In the team Class AAA championship dual, Apple Valley and St. Michael-Albertville tied 28-28 to share the team title.