Plainfield East’s McGee wins 2nd state title in 3 years

There was only one place Plainfield East’s Michael McGee wanted to finish this year – first. The senior accomplished that for the second time in three years Saturday at the University of Illinois in the 120-pound weight class to finish his career as an undefeated state champion at 43-0. “It was big,” McGee said. “I tried not to put too much pressure on myself. I worked really hard and it was good to see my hard work pay off. I tried to go out with a bang and I’m proud…

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Plainfield East wrestling tops North at “Brawlatorium”

Wrestling in front of a raucous auditorium crowd, Plainfield East took down Plainfield North 45-24 Thursday night. The Bengals typically wrestle once a year in what they call the “Brawlatorium” but are wrestling there twice this year with a Friday night matchup against Plainfield South. “The environment is awesome,” East coach David Early said. “A lot of times wrestling is in a quiet environment in the gym. So, it is nice to have it in a packed house with all the yelling and cheering. I wish it could be like…

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