Bill Iezzi:

Burlington Township's Codie Spatz was hoping to meet Bordentown's Khalid Shakir in the Region 7 wrestling final at 152. Saturday morning he got his wish.

Spatz beat Bishop Eustace's Tyler Orfe, 6-4, in one semifinal and Shakir beat Northern Burlington's Harley Palyok, 9-4, in the other to set up a showdown Saturday night. 

Spatz, who set a school record for career wins with 113 against Orfe, lost to Shakir, 5-1, in the District 26 final, and wants a shot at redemption.

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