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Bengal Mat men Get Third in Division smU to laaaacMdent Dillon — The Helen* Senior High School wrestling team, struck hard at the last moment hv iniurles and sickness, never theless turned in an outstanding: performance here Saturday In copping third in the Western Di vision wrestling meet. All qualifiers, the top four, in this meet will go on to the state tournament in Missoula on March fi and 7. Helena finished third with 59 points behind defending slate champion Miasoula County (151): and Anaconda Public (A3). Other scoring included: Be*v*rbe*d County 91, Butte Central 45, Poison 28. and Hamilton 18. Corvallis was shut out Ek Gets Hewst Defending a tat* ISO-pound ichampion Lloyd Ek pinned Mis-, soma s mompaon in l;5S of the title match to take the divisional 180-pound crown. He was the sin-i file champion on the Bengal club. Ek was also named the out standing wrestler of the tourney. Two other fine Benial matmen. Dk* UFronibotM in the 145- pound class and Jim Cox in Che 103-nound division nicked us ond place trophies after dote matches in tne final*. Two Surprise* The two surprises of the Ben. gal dub ware sophomore Jay Lynde* and Blaine Palmquiat. Lynde*. a test minut* substitute in the 133-pound class, turned in sn outstanding perform. in battling hi* way Into third place in the tourney. PaliMuift naray youngster with plenty of | spirit, copped third in the heavy weight division alter movinf un | on Friday from the 165-pound division. Three other Ctimson Bengal grapplers, Jay Nettleton in the 120-pound division, John Volltrt-son in the 145-pound class, and Bob Radc ffe in the Impound ! division picked up fourth place* and will wrestle at Missoula. Fear Elaautated Four Bengals, John Larson (95-pound class), Greg Bahny ms-pound class , Busty Harpei (127 pounds) and Dan O Leery (138 sounds) were eliminated before the final round on Satur day. A run of injuries ana stckness h t the Bengals en Friday and the chance* of finishing higher thai Wtt ww tlalW

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  1. The Independent-Record,
  2. 23 Feb 1964, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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