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Townsend Bulldog wrestling captures Western Montana Duals title

Townsend Wrestling Western Montana Duals
Posted at 7:30 PM, Jan 04, 2020

RONAN -- The Townsend Bulldogs defeated Frenchtown 42-36 in the championship dual of the Western Montana Duals on Saturday.

Townsend defeated host Ronan 60-13 to open the championship bracket on Saturday, then met St. Ignatius-Charlo in the semifinals. The Bulldogs of coach John O'Dell won 42-35 to advance to the championship.

Frenchtown edged Polson 38-33 to begin its championship bracket competition. The Broncs then downed Columbia Falls 48-30 to advance to the championship against Townsend.

Saturday's championship win capped a perfect weekend for Townsend, which went 3-0 in pool play before competing in the championship bracket.

Columbia Falls finished third in the championship bracket, charging past Polson 48-27.

Dual scores from the championship bracket can be found below.

2019 Western Montana Duals in Ronan
Championship bracket results

First round
Frenchtown def. Polson 38-33
Columbia Falls def. Browning 36-35
St. Ignatius-Charlo def. Libby 45-24
Townsend def. Ronan 60-13

Frenchtown def. Columbia Falls 48-30
Townsend def. St. Ignatius-Charlo 42-35

Townsend def. Frenchtown 42-36

Consolation quarterfinals
Polson def. Browning 36-36
Ronan def. Libby 35-30

Consolation semifinals
Polson def. St. Ignatius-Charlo 41-36
Columbia Falls def. Ronan 35-30

Third-place dual
Columbia Falls def. Polson 48-27