HEMLOCK –The Montague wrestling team earned a third-place finish in the Hemlock Huskie Invitational on Saturday.

The Wildcats placed 11 wrestlers.

“The team wrestled with a purpose and every wrestler, including those who did not place, learned and got valuable mat time,” said coach Kristoffer Maddox.

“I’m very pleased with every single one of our kids’ efforts.”

Chris Aebig led the way with a first-place finish while Michael Moore and Tristan Winkleblack followed with second-place finishes.

Ryan Neubauer, Malachi Plunkett, Jimmy Thommen and Fletcher Thommen each posted finishes in third place.

Montague will be back to battle on Wednesday at Fremont. The Wildcats will face off with Whitehall and Fremont.