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 - Flatheaa Finishes Fourth In Billings State...
Flatheaa Finishes Fourth In Billings State Tournament Bill Olson and Vic Green were crowned state wrestling _ _ _ --,.-.,,,, j.--.v, it i champions in the 154 and heavyweight divisions, respective- l.V, last night a( the conclusion of the state prep iournamenl in Billings. lias! night, to lake tfic consols 127--Dick Lerkie, Billings, Sunny Johnson, a 95 pounder from Flathead took place in th:it weight classification and Sam Leighty fourth place in the 112 pound division. Flathead tallied 52 points during the'two day meet, to finish fourth in the Class AA standings, exactly 36 points behind the tournament championship team Missoula. Olson, who wrestled at 165 all season, cut off 10 pounds for the tournatnent and finisher! his high school wrestling competition with a decisive pin over a Great Falls wrestler. Olson pinned his opponent in i:58 »«" -^m WISULI, r^ajisut.'!!, Ureen, who had only lost onej pinned Dick Zadiek, Great Falls, 1:5S, J65--Dennis Myer, HelciiR, dec. Bill Krammcr, Billings, 180--Jack Habel, Great Falls, pinned Jerry Ross, 5:04. dec. Gates, Missoula, 1-0. 133--Jim Quinn, dec. Bob Mclntyre, Great 3-2. 138--Frank Kolendrich, Missoula, dec. Dan Hemington, Great Falls, 3-2. 145--Don McHenry, Bore- nian, dec. Bill KrutsfeJdl, Miles City, 7-4. 154--Bill Olson, M issoula.' match during the regular season, defeated a Miles City athlete 2-1 in a close iense fina match of the championshij rounds. Johnson was pinned by a Miles City wrestler in 5:40 seconds during the final title matches, and Leighty was beaten by a Missoiila grappler dur ing consolation matches. Olson, who has not lost match all season, advanced to .the finals over four tournameoj · wins, while Green drew a by in his first match and had to overtake two opponents to reach ;the -finals. Johnson stopper | three foes on his way to the final night's competition and Leighty came up the hard way ·wrestling five times, and losing ! only one before the consolation i matches. In Class A it was Slate Industrial School 12, Glendive 9, Havre 5, Poison 3, Great Falls Central 2, Sidney 1, and Browning 0, The cbampionschip matches, by weights: 59--Bob Hire, Miles City, pinned AJJen Johnson, Kalispel'l 4:40. 103--Gene Davis, Missoula, dec. Al Weidner, State Industrial School, 10-0. 112-^Chuck Sieotte, Butte, dec. Jim Lockwood, Glasgow, 5-2. 120--Ray Harris, Butte, dec. Tom Markle, Glasgow, 4-3. Heavyweight -- Victor Green, Kalispell, dec. Carl Schlapp, Miles City, 2-1. FINAL TEAM STANDINGS .. Bozeman,' ' Great Falls Bozeman Kalispell , Gl ! Ortega Scores Upset Over^ Welter Chqmp LOS ANGELES (UPI) -Caspar Ortega, the gutty Mexican who has never won a boxing crown but often has comej close, scored an upset mous 10-raund decisirm Saturday night over world .welterweight champion Benny (Kid) Paret in a non-tite bout. The decision in the national-j ly televised slugfest was a popular one with the Olympic Auditorium crowd, estimated at 3,000. The two welterweight started out at the opening bell as if were a four-rounder and slug- Bed toe-to-toe and head-to- . , unam-1 Ca load throughout rounds. most of the 2.

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  1. The Daily Inter Lake,
  2. 26 Feb 1961, Sun,
  3. Page 8

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