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Ridgway senior Kyle Caggiano recently passed the 100-win milestone for his career.
Caggiano won his 100th match at the Clearfield Duals last Saturday in the dual against Clearfield. He wrestled at 170 pounds and won a 19-1 technical fall in 5:58 over Kody Hepfer.
â€śIt was great, I liked it,â€ť Caggiano said. â€śIt was exciting to get it. It ended up being a tech fall in our last match against Clearfield. It was pretty exciting.â€ť
Caggiano came into the 2011-2012 season with a career record of 79-38. After a 22-15 record his freshman season, Caggiano bumped up the mark to 24-15 a year later. Caggiano surged his junior year with a 33-8 mark. He is a 3-time regional qualifier.
â€śI knew I was going to get it this year at some time,â€ť Caggiano said. â€śI didnâ€™t know exactly when. That was the earliest I could get it.â€ť
Caggiano has kept up his stellar wrestling this season with a 22-1 record as of Wednesday. Corey Bush and Jake Himes are the only wrestlers with more wins this season, they both have 23.
â€śItâ€™s out of the way now and I can just wrestle and keep plugging away,â€ť Caggiano said.
Caggiano has also bumped up to wrestle opponents at heavier weight classes this season, going up to 182 pounds for a wrestler listed at 160 pounds at the start of the season. Caggiano doesnâ€™t mind the challenge of wrestling heavier opponents and said he does it for the team.
â€śIâ€™m just doing it for the team and trying to help out,â€ť Caggiano said. â€śItâ€™s not too bad. I do whatever I can for the team. Itâ€™s team first.â€ť