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Bison and Rustler Wrestlers Ready for Cross-Town

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The first and only cross-town wrestling dual of the season between CMR and Great Falls High takes place on Thursday, and both teams are looking to take their rival down.

The defending AA state champion Bison enter the match up as the favorite. Great Falls High is the top ranked team in AA, and is coming off a third straight Rocky Mountain Classic title, which is a huge indicator as to how teams will fare at the state tournament next month. With a 10-2 dual record so far this season, the Bison are certainly confident heading into Thursday's dual, but are expecting the Rustlers best shot.

"There's some weights that they can scrap with," Bison Sophomore Tommy McMillan says. "Just winning those scraps would be good for our team."

Adds Senior Austin Shupe, "Well it's crosstown. It's our rival. We don't get along, but we do get along every time we step on the mat it's usually a pretty good scrap so it should be fun."

Both Shupe and McMillan won state titles last season, and certainly hope to lead their team to a win on Thursday.

As far as the Rustlers are concerned, before the season started, head coach Aaron Jensen said he wanted to see his team progress this season. Jensen points to the Rustlers improved 6-4 record in duals and stronger tournament showings as proof that they have. Challenging the top ranked team in the state shortly before the post-season begins would also be a good indicator as to how much stronger his team has become.

"You're wrestling probably the best team in AA right now and if we can be competitive and be scrappy out there in the matches, it's just going to say a lot about where we are at the end of the year," Jensen says.

Adds 2013 state placer, Senior Isiah Yates, "It's exciting, we want to go out with a win but it's going to be tough, we got to wrestle, anything with Great Falls High and CMR is a rivalry. It's just going to be us going out there to wrestle our hardest, and they are going to wrestle their hardest."

Wrestling starts Thursday at 6:30 at the old gym at Great Falls High. It's also Senior Night, so plan to get there early.

 

 

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