Celts dismantle Tigers

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Celt Caleb Connor tugs at Tiger Gavin Roche’s wrist as he tries to roll him over for a pin. Connor won the match by pin in the third round. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald)

Celt Caleb Connor tugs at Tiger Gavin Roche’s wrist as he tries to roll him over for a pin. Connor won the match by pin in the third round. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald)

By ERIC A. HOWALD
Of the Keizertimes

According to their coach, the McNary High School varsity wrestling team’s goals have been narrowed to four.

Job 1: Get on the podium at regionals.

Job 2: Getting into the state tournament.

Job 3: Winning a match at state.

Job 4: Getting on the podium at state.

“This is the time to shine,” said Jason Ebbs, McNary head coach. “We’ve spent the past three months taking care of everyone’s bodies, showing them the moves and the strategies, now we start taking care of their minds and reaching the goals we set at the beginning of the season.”

The Celts begin the regional tournament at Tualatin High School Friday, Feb. 8. The first whistles sound at noon.


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