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Burbank boy competes in Mat Classic

Katz comes home empty-handed

TACOMA - A Burbank wrestler competed in the state Mat Classic XXXV tournament Feb. 16-17 in the Tacoma Dome, but came home empty-handed.

Wrestling at 113 pounds in the boys 1B/2B division, Carter Katz made it to the third round of the tournament.

Roger Harnack | Franklin Connection

Carter Katz of Columbia (Burbank) tries to keep Abraham Montealagre of Forks from standing up.

He was pinned by Abraham Montealagre of Forks in 1:41 in his opening bout.

In the wrestlebacks, he received a bye and then was eliminated from the state tournament by Landon Batton of Cle Elum by pin in 4:15.

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Roger Harnack is the co-owner/publisher of Free Press Publishing. Having grown up Benton City, Roger is an award-winning journalist, photographer, editor and publisher. He's one of only two editorial/commentary writers from Washington state to ever receive the international Golden Quill. Roger is dedicated to the preservation of local media, and the voice it retains for Eastern Washington.


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