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State Wrestling 2019: Ready to battle in Billings

Blue Pony wrestlers eager to leave everything on the mat in an attempt to chase down Sidney at state


February 7, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre High junior Connor Harris, top, holds down a Sidney opponent during a Class A dual back in December in Havre. Harris will be gunning for a first individual state title at this weekend's All-Class State Tournament in Billings, while his Blue Ponies are going to do all they can to chase down Sidney in the team title race. The state tournament begins Friday and runs through Saturday in Billings. The Havre Daily News will have complete live coverage and photos from Billings, and all of the action will be wrapped up in next Monday's Area Sports Roundup.

When it comes to pressure, there are few sporting events in Montana that offer more pressure than the All-Class state wrestling tournament.

The tournament is hosted in the state's largest arena, the Rimrock Auto Arena at the Metra and in Billings, the most-populated city.

And while many teams might be intimidated by that, the Havre High wrestling team isn't. In fact, when the action gets underway Friday morning, the Blue Ponies will feel right at home.

However, there will be a slightly different feel for the Ponies in the 2019 version of the state tournament and it's not because it wil...

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