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Wallace, Rich
New York : Knopf, 1996.
IL YA  RL 6.0
ISBN  0679878033
The plan had been for us to wrestle a block of four from 130-145, but Hatcher isnít at 145 and Al didnít bulk up to 140 as we planned.  With Hatcher at 140, Digit at 130 and both Al and I at 135, Iím the odd man out.  Thatís because Al is the one Coach is priming for state.  I wind up warming the bench.  Itís not like we planned and Iím the only one losing.  But I donít like losing.  I have to find a way to get a chance at the state championship.  I didnít work this hard just to warm the bench my senior year.  I know that I have to get past Al, even if it means losing him as a friend. (Mary Huebscher, Librarian, Holy Cross High School, San Antonio, TX 78228 <>)
SUBJECTS:     Wrestling -- Fiction
                        Friendship -- Fiction
                        Pennsylvania -- Fiction


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