In the Cleveland suburb of Lakewood, Ohio there are two young men at different high schools with the same goal: to become a state wrestling champion.
Matt Curley attends the public school. His Lakewood High team hasn't had a state champion in 50 years. Though he has fewer resources and comes from a broken home, Matt trains relentlessly while enduring starvation to better his chances at winning a championship.
Lance Palmer leads St. Edward, the private school team that's a national powerhouse. He grew up with a father who made him lift weights before opening his presents on Christmas. He's traveled the nation since he was 9 to face the best competition. At home, he wrestles 600-lb. bears to hone his skills. Now in his last year on the high school mat, Lance will face the best wrestlers in America to prepare for winning his 4th state title and defending his team's dynasty.
"Pinned" is the wild, true-life David and Goliath story of two young men fighting for a dream in a world where pain is practiced and becoming a champion is worth any price.
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