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Last Updated Oct 25, 2014 05:25PM

Quin Snyder's first trip to Salt Lake City was a long one. Fifteen hours. Eighteen maybe. Though it must have felt like an eternity for those kids from Mercer Island, Wash., as they headed east from suburban Seattle and then …

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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
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