Northwest NEWS

July 6, 1998

Valley Special

Local youth goes to wrestling Nationals

   DUVALL--David Howard, 10, has returned from Butte, Montana where he participated in the Western Regionals Freestyle Wrestling Championships.
  
   In that tournament, he went against the top five wrestlers from the Western 11 states. There was a grand total of 33 kids in his Midget (9-10-year-olds) 65 pound class. He reached the finals and placed 2nd. Placing 2nd in this tournament qualified him to go to Nationals in Waterloo, Iowa on June 30, where he competed against the top five kids in each of the four regions.