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Former Mountain View wrestler Justin George became the Reinhardt's first wrestler to reach the national finals Saturday, finishing as an All-American and the runner-up at 165 pounds. He scored 18 points for the finish, helping Reinhardt to a program-best third-place finish at nationals.

Former Mountain View wrestler Justin George made history for Reinhardt University over the weekend at the NAIA Wrestling National Championships.

George became the program’s first wrestler to reach the national finals, finishing as an All-American and the runner-up at 165 pounds. He lost 4-2 in the championship match to No. 2 seed Brennan Swofford of Graceland (Iowa).

He scored 18 points for the finish, helping Reinhardt to a program-best third-place finish at nationals.

George also was an All-American last year, when he was third in the nation.

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