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Wrestling Crown Sentinel Captures 9th Straight Title MISSOULA -Missoula Sentinel won seven of 12 individual championships to pile up 133 points and walk off with the Western Divisional wrestling title which completed a two-day run Sat urday. Missoula Hi?lleate finished sec ond with 79, followed by Flathead of Kalispell with 76 and Helena with 42 in the Class AA division. Columbia Falls lopped Class A with SS, Butte Central second with 39, Dillon third with 33. and Hamillon 2L Powell d! Deer Lodge 15 and Missoula Loyola 21. ■ Seeley-Swan won the combined Class B and C division wilh 15. Poison took second with 11. Slevensville was third with 6 and Corvollis and Arlee failed to score. Sentinel's Rod Jones, a 95-pounder. was the outstanding wrestler ol the meet. Flathead's Rick Jacobson wun the quickest pin award, nailed four of live opponents in the tournament. There were no pins in the finals or consolation. Four Keicna wrestlers placed in the top lour of their division to advance to the state tournament at Great Falls. Bob Huppe, 127, lost a consolation decision to Hellgate's Mark Barrett, 8-2. Ron Incoronato, 133, won third with a 2-0 overtime decision over Harvey Hen-drickson of Kalispell. Mike Meyer, 165. was decisioned 9-0 in the finals by Hellgate's Monty Pearson. Heavvweieht Steve Czehura dropped a A-i match consolation to Butte Central s Kick Forceila. Gonzaga Shares Cage Title SPOKANE (AP) - Gonzaga, led hv Garv Lechman's 41 points and 15 rebounds, defeated Idaho State 96 to 01 here Saturday nifjlit (u grab a share of the Big Sky Conference Basketball championship. The Bulldoas finished their season with a 7-3 record, tying Montana State in the standings.