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Noah Manibusan

Helena High's Noah Manibusan poses with his third-place trophy and All-American plaque after Reno's World of Wrestling tourney.

Helena High's Noah Manibusan garnered a wrestling All-American citation recently at the World of Wrestling Tournament in Reno, Nevada.

Competing in the 18U 152-pound division, the Bengal senior went 7-1 in the tourney, including victories over several State champions, and placed third in the 41-man bracket. After dropping a heart-breaker in the quarterfinals -- in overtime -- Manibusan fought back through the wrestlebacks, pinning an Oregon state champ in the consolation finals for third.

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Manibusan was a four-time All-Stater for HHS, including the State runner-up in 2016, and this year's Class AA titlist at 160 pounds. He is Helena's all-time wins leader with 133 victories, and was named the IR's 2017 Wrestler of the Year.

Also competing in Reno were Bengal matmen Jacob Manibusan, Isaac Romero, Austin Murphy and Devin Crawford.

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