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Our first King of New England: Zack Murillo is crowned as the first Blue Knight regional champ

March 12, 2015
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By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR On Saturday, Feb. 7, Zack Murillo deflected his opponent’s first attack with the flair of a bullfighter and countered with a move of his own. Southington’s 106-pounder pushed his opponent face first into the mat and started to apply a relentless pressure. It didn’t seem to matter that the New England…

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Murillo makes the medal round; Knights battle at NE Championship; Maxwell limited by injuries

March 14, 2014
By John Goralski
Zack Murillo capped his junior season with a New England medal. Above, Murillo studies his opponent at the Class LL finals.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Zack Murillo was under the radar at the start of the New England wrestling championship. Sure, the Southington junior had clawed his way up to second place at the Class LL championships. Sure, Murillo battled to fourth place at the Connecticut State Open the following week, but that didn’t put…

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