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East Helena Wrestling Club

The East Helena Wrestling Club poses with its team championship trophy from Anaconda's Smelter City Smackdown tournament.

The East Helena Wrestling Club competed at two meets recently, Anaconda’s Smelter City Smackdown and the State Folkstyle Tournament in Great Falls.

In Anaconda, EHWC captured the Medium Size Team championship, led by titlists Tyzer Murgel in the Bantam 79-pound class, and Eli Erdahl at Intermediate 49.

Teammates placing runner-up were Adilynn Wooten in the PeeWee 40A, Cody Hahn at B-62B, Bryce Schoenfeld in B-70, Mathias Hogue at I-77 and Jamison Waeckerlin in the I-93/105.

Rounding out East Helena’s placers were Elvis Roope, Adilynn Wooten, Kylan Dalzel, Cael Sell, Jaiden Rothenbuhler, Trevin Wooten, Jakoby Casey, Clayton Bakas, Benjamin Smith, Tatum Smith and Maverick Moody.

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At the Folkstyle State tourney, Adilynn Wooten (Girls Tot 40), Murgel (B-70) and Erdahl (Midget 50) all placed as State runners-up.

The rest of EHWC’s matmen reaching the podium were Ashton Leistiko, Aceton Leistiko, Kesslyn Snarr, Mathias Hogue, Adrinah Leistiko, Jamison Waeckerlin and Jaeger Elmose.

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