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KRTV/KXLH State Wrestling: Great Falls High, Glasgow capture team titles

Ethan Deroche
Posted at 10:32 PM, Feb 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-16 00:33:55-05

BILLINGS – The Great Falls High wrestling team captured their first Class AA state wrestling title since 2015 in head coach Luis Carranza’s first year. The Bison boasted two individual state champions in Elijah Davis (205) and Ethan Deroche (285) who both captured their second consecutive trophy.

Helena’s Capital’s Noah Kovick was the lone state champ from Helena, winning the AA 182 pound title.

In Class A, Lewistown’s Cooper Birdwell won his third consecutive state title at 126 pounds, denying Frenchtown’s Jake Bibler from winning his fourth straight. Havre’s Connor Harris (152) and Orion Thivierige (160) won individual state titles for the Blue Ponies.

The Glasgow Scotties won a B-C team title for the first time in a decade behind individual state champs Colten Fast (132), Dylan Nieskens (182) and Cooper Larson (205).