For the first time in school history McNary has three state champions in wrestling. Ali Martinez, Josh Friesen and Max Blanco brought home state titles from the OSAA wrestling state championships.
Author: Joshua Manes
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Hitting all the right notes
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Celts take 3 state titles; Blanco, Friesen and Martinez win at OSAA wrestling state championships
McNary wrestling went three for three in Sunday’s championship matches at the OSAA wrestling state championships.
Ali Martinez, Josh Friesen and Max Blanco all brought home state titles with wins on Sunday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.