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Brothers power Springfield Central to wrestling crown

The devastation that Jonathan and Richard Viruet caused on the wrestling mat during the Division 1 state championship on Wednesday night was nothing compared to what the two brothers have done to their Springfield home.

With their mother, Janet, often screaming nearby, Jonathan, a sophomore at Springfield Central, and Richard, a junior, have stormed through the house like a two-man tornado, fighting to tear each other apart, but instead smashing into furniture, at one point snapping the wood frame of their family sofa in two.

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