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The CIF state wrestling championships are high pressure.
But for Oak Ridge High School senior Vince Waldhauser (No.6 @ 160) today and Saturday at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield will be the toughest test of his mental tenacity as a marked man in the 160-pound class.
With a 48-1 record, Waldhauser is ranked No. 2 in the state and a returning finalist.
But there are reasons he?s an even bigger target.
At meets, you can?t miss him.
Following Oak Ridge wrestling tradition, Waldhauser has dyed bleach-blond hair. He wears lucky bright-yellow shorts that he readily admits are a little snug.
?I know there?s supposed to be a ton of pressure on me,? Waldhauser said. ?But when I wrestle as if I don?t care whether I win or lose, I wrestle a lot better. Mentally, I trick myself.?
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