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The Blue Ponies showed up

Not as deep, Havre still very nearly brings a trophy home from the state tournament

 

February 17, 2020

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre High's Riley Pleninger, left, pins a Corvallis opponent during the Class A 120-pound quarterfinals Friday afternoon at the Metra in Billings. Pleninger would go on to earn a third-place finish in his sophomore season wrestling for the Blue Ponies.

BILLINGS - For the first time in nearly a decade, the Havre Blue Ponies were not being viewed as one of the big boys of Class A when the 2020 state tournament got underway Friday morning inside First Interstate Bank Arena in Billings.

However, nobody told the Ponies they weren't a trophy contender, so Havre wrestled like one from start-to-finish.

In the end, the Ponies missed third place by three points, taking fourth with 142.5 points, which was just three shy of catching third-place Miles City. But given the fact Havre finished fifth at last weekend's Eastern A, second-year head coach B...



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