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Prep Athletes of the Year: 2012-13

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No break was required for Akins . A third-place state finisher as a freshman, fourth as a sophomore and, as of three weeks ago, a state champion, the junior is already back in the mat room helping the Spartans' underclassmen prepare for frosh/soph state and getting ready for an off-season tournament next month.

"Kyle's confidence will be high after a state title," Sycamore coach Alex Nelson said. "He'll wrestle in all the big summer tournaments. I know he won't be satisfied with one state title. He'd like to win a second next year."