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Martin makes 4-time history

Havre's Martin Wilkie caps a star-studded career with a historic fourth Class A title, and an undefeated season

 

February 11, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre's Martin Wilkie celebrates his history-making 145-pound Class A state championship Saturday night inside the Rimrock Auto Arena at the Metra in Billings. Wilkie capped a perfect season by becoming the 34th Montanan to win four state championships.

BILLINGS - From the moment that Havre High wrestler Martin Wilkie won his first individual state championship, he seemed destined to become a four-timer and Saturday night at the Metra, Wilkie fulfilled that destiny.

Wilkie's run of four consecutive state titles started back in 2016 when he pinned Caleb Birdwell of Lewistown on finals night as a freshman. And Saturday night, inside the Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Wilkie completed his historic career in fitting fashion, pinning his opponent, Zander Burnison of Sidney in just 38 seconds, capping a perfect season and one of the greatest c...



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