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Cheney wrestlers end 30-year championship slump


Last updated 1/24/2019 at 6:01pm

The Blackhawk boys wrestling team powered their way to the league championship against West Valley Jan. 16 in a rivalry sparked by more than three decades of overall league losses. Neither team had taken the championship since the 1980s.

Both schools came into the dual 3-0 but Cheney wrapped up the win 44-30, taking nine out of 14 weight classes after making some strategic changes to their lineup. Cheney captured 26 takedown points to West Valley’s 24 and 10 reversal points to West Valley’s four.

“It was a good win for sure and we proved what the guys are capable of,” head coach J...

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