Bulldogs wrestling performs strong at Western Montana Duals

Print Article

  • 1

  • 2

    MISSION HIGH School wrestler Gus Bosley grapples with a participant in the Western Montana Duals at the Ronan Events Center. (photo by Susan Lake/Special to the Lake County Leader)

  • 1

  • 2

    MISSION HIGH School wrestler Gus Bosley grapples with a participant in the Western Montana Duals at the Ronan Events Center. (photo by Susan Lake/Special to the Lake County Leader)

Mission High School wrestling coach Lyle Cronk knows the Class B-C state wrestling playoffs is both close and far away.

Cronk knows his team has a lot more wrestling and preparation work between then and now in order for his Bulldogs to achieve optimal results. During the Western Montana Duals, the Bulldogs took another step in the proverbial right direction.

“I think the Western Montana Duals was a good outing for us,” Cronk said. “We are very pleased overall with the performance of our team, especially on Friday. We lost to the Sentinel JV team by one point. We had a lot of really good matches. We had three kids come from behind to win matches at the dual and that was an outstanding thing on Friday.”

Cronk said he felt his team made some “significant improvements” in the duals.

“We are starting to make some improvements and we are looking forward to continuing to make those improvements through the month of January,” Cronk said. Bulldogs’ wrestler Gus Bosley is one of Mission’s marquee wrestlers at the Western Montana Duals but another name that is emerging for the Bulldogs is Walker Murphy, who wrestles at 113 pounds.

“He is improving and has won some big matches in our first duel. It came down to his match to decide the dual. He got a pin against Sentinel and helped us win a tough match against Ronan.”

Cronk noted that Miles Anderson (160-170) and Chris Anderson (285) both had what he called “solid matches.”

Another Bulldog wrestler making an impact is Isiah Allick (160).

“He had another great weekend and having him back to wrestle this weekend was a good deal,” Cronk said.

As February rapidly approaches, Cronk said the intensity for Bulldogs’ wrestling will only “increase.”

“We are just trying to keep our foot to the pedal and not let up,” Cronk said.”

Cronk admitted he and his team will have a short time to prepare for Divisionals.

“The important thing is depending on how we prepare ourselves to give ourselves a shot and be focused on doing everything in our power to prepare to make a run for state,” Cronk said.

Print Article

Read More

(No heading)

April 20, 2018 at 10:28 am | Lake County Leader The Mission Mountain Quilt Guild will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Terrace Lake Community Church in Ronan starting at 6:30 p.m. on May 1. Attendees are asked to bring a brown bag filled w...

Comments

Read More

Roundup

April 20, 2018 at 10:27 am | Lake County Leader The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a scam involving the main Lake County Dispatch number. According to a press release from LCSO, a complaint of a caller “spoofing” the dispatch number a...

Comments

Read More

St. Ignatius gears up for future with Career Day

April 20, 2018 at 10:12 am | Lake County Leader Students at St. Ignatius High School started the conversation about their futures last week during the annual spring Career Day, held at the high school. Organized by the school’s Career Director an...

Comments

Read More

Sheriff releases annual report

April 20, 2018 at 10:12 am | Lake County Leader Among multiple points highlighted in the 2017 Lake County Sheriff’s Office annual report, Sheriff Don Bell outlined various points ranging from staffing to the amount of calls reported. The document...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 883-4343
PO BOX 1090
Polson, MT 59860

©2018 Lake County Leader Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X