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P.J. Montgomery?s third trip to the Indiana state high school wrestling finals ended the same late Saturday night as his second trip had a year ago.

But at least this time he got to wrestle under the lights, losing the championship match at 140 pounds by a 15-5 score to Crown Point?s Jason Tsirtsis* (No.2 @ 140).

Saturday?s win was the third in three seasons for the Crown Point junior, just the 32nd Indiana high school wrestler to win three championships three times and still with a chance to become one of only eight four-time winners ? one of whom is his older brother Alex, who wrestled for Griffith.

Jason Tsirtsis, who hasn?t lost a match since his freshman year, is now 128-2 for his career, while Montgomery finished his four-year South career 124-23.

?Wow. Oh my God,? Montgomery said after the final match. ?I tried.?

Asked if Tsirtsis was the best he?d ever faced, Montgomery answered quickly.

?Yes, yes,? he said, ?and probably the strongest too ? the kid?s an animal.?

For Complete Article by Andy Amey, The Tribune-Star