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By Roger Harnack
Whitman County Gazette 

Jones, Taylor get quick pins

Local girls wrestle to wins


December 21, 2023

Roger Harnack | The Gazette

Colfax senior Grace Jones uses an arm bar to pin Gonzaga Prep opponent Naasha Omari in the first round.

SPANGLE – Two Whitman County girls pinned all of their competitors Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the second girls wrestling meet of the season.

Colfax senior Grace Jones and Tekoa High School's Alexis Taylor, wrestling for Liberty High School, both notched quick pins and remained undefeated in their respective weight classes.

Wrestling at 110 pounds, Jones pinned her first opponent, Lewis and Clark's Erellyn Preston, using a half-Nelson in the first round.

Jones jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead before pinning Preston.

In her second bout, Jones (6-0) took down her Bullpup opponent, Naasha Omari, an...

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