In Iowa, wrestling is king.

No, not the stuff that you see on television.  Real wrestling.

It's bigger than football in the state of Iowa and the chance to wrestle for a championship is every high schooler's dream.

But Joel Northrup had a dilemma.  A devoutly religious young man, he feels that wrestling against a girl just wasn't something he could bring himself to do.  And he decided that, rather than be forced to improperly touch a girl, he would default his chance to advance in the state tournament.

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