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 Scott Benitz - “We don't talk about that streak in the room, but when you reflect on it, it's pretty amazing and almost unbelievable. We've had two good weeks of practice and we're wrestling complete matches. Tonight might have been the best we've gotten all 14 guys to wrestle this year and I think we're still improving.”
 Scott Benitz - “We're wrestling well and want to come out of the chute with a lot of intensity. Upsets happen each year and we've been on both sides. Hopefully we get off to a good start on Thursday.”
 Scott Benitz - “We won a lot of championships today, but there were a lot of close matches. You hope to be doing that at this time of year.”
 Lewie Benitz - “I never thought of this being a sweet 16, but it is. This was great victory because we knew Merrill was going to battle. It was a great victory and exciting match. Merrill won some close ones and so did we.”
 Lewie Benitz - “This was a pretty special night. As far as I can remember, this is the most we've had in the state finals.”
 Scott Benitz - “We've got some tough matches, but we like to turn that around and say no one really wants to wrestle a Rapids kid in the first round of the tournament. To be champion you have to beat everyone. It's just too bad that some championship caliber matches will be held on Thursday night.”
 Scott Benitz - “The last four weeks we've been getting better each time out. Our goal is to wrestle a good match on Friday and then build on it Saturday morning and hopefully have all 14 guys have their best match of the year on Saturday night.”
 Scott Benitz - “I think coaches tend to make more out of that than the wrestlers do. If you are a good, sound, fundamental wrestler it isn't going to matter how many times you wrestle someone. Sometimes matches can go back-and-forth when the kids are more even, but if you're better, you'll win.”
 Scott Benitz - “This was a great match between two great teams. When two good teams like these meet, you have good, tough matches that make it great to be a part of.”
 Scott Benitz - “A lot of people think the Valley is the strongest conference in the state and if you look at our track record it speaks for itself. Most years we have two teams down here and this year I think we could have had more if we were more spread out.”
 Lewie Benitz - “Considering we only got five to state last year and with how deep that sectional was, yeah I think we surprised some people to get eight out of that sectional. I think we wrestled well and won a lot of close matches and that's how you get down to state.”
 Lewie Benitz - “A lot of the traditionally strong teams are here again, and some new blood is in there too. When I look at Franklin, I see a young team that has some talented kids and has been here before. They're a team we certainly can't look past because this is a one match season now.”