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Undefeated Wrestler Lets Special Needs Kid Win

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This Is What True Captains Are Made Of

Sometimes sports aren’t just about the glory, and one high school wrestling captain just proved to us that sportsmanship is alive and well.

In his senior year at Norton High School in Massachusetts, captain Deven Schuko was in the middle of an impressive undefeated season, having recently reached 100 career wins.

Just when it seemed he was unstoppable with a 27-0 record, Schuko lost in one of the quickest matches of his life.

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The wrestler who defeated him? Andy Howland, a wrestler from Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School who has Down syndrome.

Watch the captain lose his first match for an amazing reason.

“He threw in a good move,” said Deven, who was happy to help out the other wrestler even at the cost of his undefeated title.

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When asked about the match, Deven said, “We shook hands, and we locked up, and he was a tough kid. And he bulldogged me over to my back. I couldn’t stop the power.”

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