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Pony duo end the year on top

Martin Wilkie 3-peats, Tyler Schaub gets a second state title


February 12, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre's Martin Wilkie, right, battles Glendive's Ben Stortz in the Class A 145 pound state championship match Saturday night inside Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings. Wilkie won a decision, for his third consecutive Class A title. The Pony junior can become Havre's third four-time champ next season.

BILLINGS - Over the years, the Havre High wrestling team has owned finals night at the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament. Last year, seven of the 26 Class A finalists were Blue Ponies. However, this time around, HHS sent just two to the biggest stage in Montana wrestling.

While Havre advanced junior Martin Wilkie and senior Tyler Schaub to finals night Saturday in the Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, another major difference between 2018 and previous tournaments, was that by the time the finals rolled around, Havre had no hope of winning the Class A team championship.

After an impressiv...

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