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By Roger Harnack
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Montgomery wins gold for Garfield-Palouse

Casey brings home silver for Tekoa-Rosalia

 

January 13, 2022

Roger Harnack | The Gazette

Walker Montgomery of Garfield-Palouse uses an underhook to drive Nathan Finley of Mary Walker to his back in a 126-pound match at the Crusader Classic in Colbert on Saturday, Jan. 8.

COLBERT - Two Whitman County wrestlers brought home medals Saturday, Jan. 8, from the Crusader Classic at Northwest Christian School.

Walker Montgomery of Garfield-Palouse brought home gold at 126 pounds and Jesse Casey of Tekoa-Rosalia won silver at girls 135.

Montgomery claimed his title in easy fashion, pinning both of his opponents.

In his first match, he pinned Talan Hughes of East Valley (Spokane Valley) in 1:55.

And in his final bout, he pinned Nathan Finley of Mary Walker in 57 seconds.

Casey had a tougher route to medal.

In the opening round of the girls division, Casey pinned Tyl...



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