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 - Six Schools Compete for Spots In State Meet...
Six Schools Compete for Spots In State Meet During Tourney The athletic world of lhc, maimer, in consolation brackets, apilsl City will sec another in At 8 p.m. the Finals will start. « lona list of "firsts" this week- Wrestling fans win see hciioii ' , * l^l„„(u rim-in* the riav with ap- na- \iK.:.:."r.,: s» h„- tm. first will be tile proKirnatcjj- men. inrouxnuui me tnwi^ The latci AVcstern Division Wrestling tour jiamcnt scheduled at Helena pernor nign acnuui gym juiui- Jay. This is the tirsl year suen jivisionals have been held in the :fasl growing school boy syort. Until Wis year inc scare tiiimi- jiions in the Krunt 'n' groan sport (were crowned in an annual state tournament which anyone couta ■tenter. the miuincr oi scnoms .which nave tiiKcii up (.ne spun m fcthe past few years now necessitates four divisional nicels from which 16 men enter inc siaie meet from each weight elnss. Six Teams In addition In the host Helena Bengals other teams entered in fhc one day mat carnival at Inc .local school arc Missoula, Bulte Central, Anaconda, Plullipsburg and Poison. The Bengals of coach Jack Conn are classed, for wrestling purposes as a Class A school as are Missoula, Butte 'Central and Anaconda. The other Lclubs all wrestle in the A di vision. The full day of wrestling ac (ion will open al 1 p.m. and Hie l/sffernoon session is slated 1o end approximately 5 p.m. Al 7 i;p.m. wresuing action win utjim i wnn wnrh-up maicnes iur OFF THE RECORD By Mayo Ash/ey mats will be In use In the finals the. championship match and the consuliilion match (for third and fourth) will be conducted simultaneously and both matches must be finished befure the ne.\l weight division lakes to the mats. Ducat Trices Tournamenl manager Chuck Johnsnn said tickets Tor the atter-noon matches will sell for 25 cents for grade school students: 50 cents for high school and 75 refits for adults. At the night session tickets for grade school students will sell for 35 cents, tickets for high school students far 75 cents and adult pasteboards will go for one dollar, Colin aid Herb Agocs, football Men Gary Garden George Vucnnovic Ray Anderson . . Bill Hrouda Rue Thrmison . . Women Cell Kicked Ceil Kicked K. Houlihan Barb Hilda Dot Sines 55" * Tread-wiv II. 548 I 540 ] lime Capital This week for the first lime this season wr have a leader on one of the honor teams who also finished second on the team. Coil Rir.kert fired a 570. in the Montana Club Ladies League at Capital to nail down first place on naeh al Montana. State College., „„. . <« ... Ih. ,...„..,, , ...<„., tim and Dr. Keith Bowen, Bobcat lrln«ir-" "for wmml ,ila,-e Third1 Star Majorette League, fourth in the B and D Mixed al Capital »nd| fifth in the Capital DAM loop. Vnr the nicn three of the top five scores were recorded in the Capital Major League. Vu- .., Lla5Slc in, scL-unu piatc. mirn st«r wrestling coach, would act as|plat,e 0!1 (1k, ,^vM hmaT leam referees throughout the day. naiM dou.n jn ^ lmpcrial Eastern Drops cky Mountain From Contention Tnii Kour In State The top four men in the divisional meet will join the top quartet from each of the other divisional in the state tournament in Great Falls Feb. 23 and 24. tn addition lq the western division tourney here the northern divisional and the southern divisional will also be held this weekend. The eastern divisional was held fast weekend in Miles Cily with Ihe host Custer Cminly Cowboys emerging on top with 110 points followed by Glasgow with 105. In thai meet there were no Class AA entries. Billings— (IP}--The tall Eastern Montana College Ycllowjack- eis took a giant step (oward their (first Montana Collegiate Confer- errnvn when they belled Rocliy Mountain 67-54 Tuesday night, Eastern now has seven wins ind no losses with three games Id play. Roeky was eliminated Lrom contention with the loss and now has a 3-4 record. Eastern took a quick lead and .never trailed. The Yellowpackets ''led '32-26- at hiilEtime. Rocky k-losed- the gap to four points, 34130, with two minutes gone m the [second half, but Eastern quickly moved into a 10 point lead. High scorers were Harvey Mun-1 .ford with 16 for Eastern and John I s i Sheron with 14 for Rocky. who over C.».vi.fa. Hrouda ami Thronson all rolled in this league. Garden got his Gfifi in the Imperial Mined League and Ray Amlcr-son made the team in the Imperial Slraight A Way League. This week there wore a pair of timber topplers who must be classed in Die "cluse but no cigar" category. Gary Leppink in the Major League rolled a 632 to miss the team by one pin and on the distaff side Darlene O'Leary missed the team by two pins. She rolled a 538 in the Capital DAM League. The Missoula Spartans, winners of five stale lilies in the past six years, must rale as the favorites in Ihe Saturday divi sional. They have defeated all the other Class AA teams entered quite handily this season and Cohu calls them "the nest balanced wrestling team in the history of the state." The Spartan conch, Jug Beck, a termer University of Illinois malrnan, has consistently molded powerful teams at the Garden Cily school and this is one 01 nis nnest. incj j uasbcy (619). Spartans feature several top tin-, (C1g)i p, Knudson ishers from last year's meet and they promise wrestling fans some top entertainment. Again the Major League was the most popular of the many men's leagues fur the rolling of COO series. In addition to the four already mentioned others in (hat loop who went over the mark were B. Turnbull (619), f, Appel 1618). J. [College Basketball The nsori»<ci1 rrri* nluidc TslHiid 71. Pmviricnre Bl. Bunnell en. Finn Ststt ca. I : T1 I I . ■ r t I r 1 1 r M:4^h, IlH^rr :, ^ Vermont R5. New Hampshire il. Krlnii Hall 8.1. Lsnt Ward ffl. 3. Mnrvlnnri 13. i Bl. S<Mlh l.:»rnliiil iF!».) BS. StcUon 7B. Garden (615), 15. Anders (614), 1. Hlessinger (614). T. Kunti (Gil) and L. Blewett (608). i Other men in the bud or nvcr class were: Nydeggcr (600), Capital Hi-Way League; Ted Appcll (622), Imperial K of C: Ellis Lampman ("603), Imperial Elks B. Hrouda (623). Capital Classic and Gene Miller (6061 and Willi: Leal (603), both in the Impcria Slraieht A Way. ■ rwitr 13. Bclrnii I itcIIpk Green a?, Ron B.-;Mal| 17. Ohio Unh [National Hockey Yon m erne. The Bengals, although Ihey have not won a match all season and have in fact lost lo every team in the meet but Philips-burg and Poison, must rale as a strong contender for Ihe number two spot. The Helena rlub features strong men in the top divisions including defending state titleholder Dennis Meyer in the 168-pound class. Art Cranmcr in the heavyweight division a»d promising newcomer Lloyd Ek in the 180-pound class, if these three lads Dcrform as expected and if some of Colm*s other hoys per- \ over the 50() mark in the Ladies form up lo their ability the Ben-! Clasie were I). Sipes 533, B. -at* thni.1,1 ■,1.1,-f. writ in Ihe Sal-! Wheeler 534, E. Bartlctt 524, urady meet. Rnlh Anaconda and Butte Central, of course, feature some out standing individuals and Philips-burg and Poison reportedly have strong entries in at least a few c'asscs. i 01[le,. women who topped the All in all il lnnss like a goodimagic mark were: Eileen Garden day full Of excitement, skill and, (;,;!;); Imperial Internal Revenue: displays of pure wrestling savvy iEri5 Bridges CM9) Imperial Capi-llmt. will he well worth the watch- tal Cily Ladies; Lorrainne Wcb-ing. istiir (504) Imperial Pioneer: and ,n m nicr (507) Imperial House-Roger Sliire women secmcrl In produce 500 series in the Ladies Classic at Capital and the Majorette at Imperial than in al! other leagues. Among the girls M. Miller 522, K. Kramer 521, E. Polith 52(1, I). O'Leary 517, and L. Barnes 501. The Majorette 519, M. Olson 504, II-B. Wheeler 564, 1), Erickson 501, and A. Morrow 501.

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  1. The Independent-Record,
  2. 14 Feb 1962, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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