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Perennial state contender Brandon is gearing up for what could be a 20th state crown, but first things first.* Having already won county and district championships in recent weeks, the Eagles claimed the Class 3A, Region 2 title Saturday.

That gave the Eagles 22 straight region championships and 30 overall.* Brandon finished with 318 points, well ahead of host Kissimmee Osceola?s 172.5.

Palm Harbor University?s Aaron Hartman defeated Brandon?s two-time state champion Rossi Bruno in the 130-pound semifinals. Bruno won his consolation final to advance.

Brandon (FL) had nine champions ? Devan Berrian (103 pounds), James Flint (112), Victor Fugate (119), Kevin Norstrem (125), Tyler Liveratore (135), Clark Glass (152), Wally Figaro (160), Kyle Koziel (171) and Mike Ettore (189).

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