January 9, 2014 | Vol. 117 -- No. 38

Wessels takes first at Cheney Invitational wrestling

Blackhawk wrestlers place in several weight classes

Josh Wessels had a chance at redemption.

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Al Stover
Cheney\'s Josh Wessels tries to get control of Reardan\'s Josey Anderson. Wessels wrestled Anderson in the finals of the 170-pound division at the Cheney Invitational, Jan. 4, winning by decision.

He came onto the mat against Josey Anderson, of Reardan, who had defeated him the night before when Cheney traveled to Reardan for a meet against the Indians. After three rounds, Wessels defeated Anderson by decision, 14-5.

Wessels said it was a good tournament. He gave all glory to God for helping him capture the championship.

Wessels was one of several Blackhawk wrestlers who competed in the Blackhawk Invitational, held at Cheney High School, Saturday, Jan 4.

Wessels was not the only Blackhawk wrestler to make it to the finals of his weight divi...

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