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Huntley Project wins Class B-C wrestling duals

Posted at 8:38 PM, Jan 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-19 22:38:07-05

GREAT FALLS — The Huntley Project Red Devils held off rival Columbus-Absarokee to win the 2019 Class B-C wrestling duals championship on Saturday at Paris Gibson Education Center. The Red Devils won 40-34 to capture the tournament’s championship.

Sixteen teams invaded the Electric City for the third annual Class B-C duals, which is hosted by Great Falls Central Catholic.

Huntley Project defeated Whitehall 49-17 in the semifinals on Saturday, advancing to the championship dual, while Columbus-Absarokee used a 36-30 victory over Eureka to move to the finals. The two Southern B rivals were closely matched in the championship, though the Red Devils came out on top. Huntley Project was the highest-ranked team in the latest Class B-C polls attending the duals. The Red Devils were ranked No. 4 this week, while Columbus-Absarokee was sixth.

Eureka defeated Whitehall 39-18 to clinch the third-place finish.

Scores from Saturday’s semifinals and championship can be found below.

2019 Class B-C wrestling duals

Huntley Project 40 over Columbus/Absorakee 34

Third place
Lincoln County (Eureka) 39 over Whitehall 18

Fifth place
Broadwater County (Townsend) 67 over Simms 6

Seventh place
Jefferson County (Boulder) 48 over Manhattan 24

Huntley Project 49 over Whitehall 17
Columbus/Absorakee 36 over Lincoln County (Eureka) 30

Consolation Semifinals
Broadwater County (Townsend) 73 over Manhattan 6
Simms 55 deaf Jefferson County (Boulder) 18