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Ponies are kings of the Mining City, again

Havre matmen capture a fifth straight Mining City Duals championship


December 11, 2017

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The Havre High wrestling team poses for a photo after beating Class AA Flathead for the Mining City Duals championship Saturday night in Butte. It was Havre's fifth straight Mining City title.

The Havre High wrestling team is used to having success in Butte, so when the Blue Ponies wound up winning a fifth straight team championship at the Mining City Duals this past weekend, it shouldn’t have come as a surprise.

Yet, unlike many of Havre’s previous titles at the prestigious tournament, this one didn’t come easy. In fact, the Ponies had to rally from a 16-point deficit in the final dual to knock off Flathead in the championship 31-28 Saturday night.

The victory that turned things around for Havre, was that of sophomore Cameron Pleninger, who took the mat with his team in...

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