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Cheney wrestlers kick off season with big win over Deer Park


December 6, 2018

The Cheney High School varsity wrestling team racked up its first win of the season on Friday, Nov. 30, edging out Deer Park 31-30 in non-league action for the first time in several years.

The Blackhawks came out on top in about half the weight classes, taking the lead in the 106-pound and 170-pound classes due to forfeit.

Cheney sophomore Luke Ruby defeated his Deer Park opponent by major decision 14-4, at 126 pounds. Sophomore Dylan Straley kept the Blackhawk’s momentum going, winning his match by decision 3-1 at 145 pounds.

“So far, so good,” head coach Jason Connor said. “We...

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