"Carmine Colace has coached the wrestling program at Franklin High with passion, persistence, and dedication for 35 years.
This winter, his Panthers are on the prowl once again, racking up a 22-1 record (the only loss came against Marshwood, Maine). Last weekend, Franklin won its 22nd Hockomock League title: a trio of wrestlers earned individual titles, two more finished second, and four others placed in the top four.
“We go hard every day. It doesn’t matter if we have a match the next day, we go hard anyways,” said Colace, who has a career mark of 580-78, with 11 state crowns and another 19 sectional titles.
“We shorten the length of our practices so we can increase the intensity, which has worked really well for us for years.”
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The FHS wrestling team lost their 2nd match to a MA school on Saturday, finishing 3rd overall in the State Dual meet