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Bengal Grapplers Opens Season With Gallatin Coach Jack Conn's Helena high *ci[»I wrestling team enters this aeason's competition grappling. mm traiiatui county nigh scaooi rnatmen in BrKerasn starting at S OdocK Saturday mglii. Coin wi!i taie 18 boys to the match, though there are only II weight divisions in high school wrestling, ranging irotn 95 pounds to heavyweight. There will be exhibition matches before the competition for team score be gins. Though there was a large turnout at the Helena miit practice Conn reports he's having trouble filling three weight division open ings: The 95-pound, the 103-pound and the heavyweight, or above 177 pound'. Four returning lettermen have been assisting the enaeh in prac tice sessions this week designed aL providing "a vocabulary of} holds" to use against Gallatin.' The Gallatin squad finished third in the stale wrestling matches in iHotj, nenind Billings in second and Missoula in first. Helena finished eighth in the 17-leam competition. The four tutoring lettermen are Dick 'Wine. Steve Barnes, Larry Hichaelson and Jim Rich-