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MonDak wins 1st state title

Posted 11/21/17 (Tue)

MonDak wins 1st state title

By Jody Michael

The Westby and Grenora MonDak Thunder football co-op has produced its first state championship. The team completed an undefeated 13-0 season by capturing the Montana state six-man football title Saturday in Bridger, Mont.

Troy Walters, head football coach and Grenora superintendent, called the championship “awesome” but said it isn’t the only important result of Saturday’s 68-37 victory over the Scouts.

“You see the smiles on their faces,” he said of his players. “You see the lifetime memories that they’re going to always have. That’s the big thing.”

In its six-year history, the Thunder reached the championship game twice before, in 2014 and 2016, losing both times.

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