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Ponies bring hardware, history home


February 11, 2019

Havre Dally News/Colin Thompson

Havre High's Martin Wilkie holds up four fingers for the crowd after his historic state championship Saturday night inside the Metra in Billings. Wilkie became the third Blue Pony to win four state championships, and the 34th in Montana state history, with his pin of Sidney's Zander Burnison in the 145-pound state title match.

The second weekend of February has always been a fruitful one for Havre High winter sports teams. And the second weekend of February 2019 was no different.

Saturday in Bozeman, the Havre High boys swim team captured its first Class A-B state championship since 2010. The Blue Ponies scored 63 points to tie Billings Central for the Class A-C team championship. Havre, of head coach Bill Kilgore, also had plenty of outstanding individual performances on both the boys and girls sides, with the Havre boys also capturing the 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relay state titles.

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