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Jamestown’s Eathan Gumke celebrates after beating Tanner Luzniak of West Fargo 3-0 in the 195-pound finals at the Class A state wrestling tournament Saturday in Bismarck. (Kevin Cederstrom / For Forum News Service)

Title to treasure: Jamestown’s Gumke secures 195-pound state championship with 3-0 decision

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BISMARCK — Taking a quick glance at the wrestling shoes belonging to Jamestown senior Eathan Gumke one might conclude they have seen better days.


That would be false because Saturday — the final time Gumke laced up the broken-in, hole-ridden shoes — was the finest day in the  standout grappler’s prep career.

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Tom Mix
Tom Mix is the North Dakota high school sports reporter. He's worked at The Forum for five years. He was the 2013 North Dakota sportswriter of the year, an award that is sponsored by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to  
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