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Columbia City wrestling falls to East Noble

January 5, 2012

Post and Mail photo / James Thomlison
Eagle Chais Wilkinson takes his opponent to the ground. His pin in the second period was one of only two wins for Columbia City in its meet against East Noble Wednesday.

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City wrestling alumni – on hand for Alumni Night Wednesday – didn’t quite get the show they were hoping for.
The Eagles lost to East Noble, 60-10.
“I was very proud of our guys,” said Eagle Head Coach Blane Culp. “For the most part our guys really went after them. It’s a tough team. (Head Coach) Keith Koffar’s got them going.”
After five matches, East Noble led 21-4.
Despite the loss, the Eagles only surrendered four pins in 12 matches, something Culp said the coaches have stressed to the team this year.
“Last year we gave up 179 pins, which is way too many. When you’re not getting pinned, you have a chance to win,” Culp said.
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