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By Alan Soler
Contributing Writer 

Viking wrestling wins Wesco 4A wrestling title


February 1, 2011

119—Casey Walkley (LS) pinned Tanner Davrie (M)338

The Vikings wrapped up the Wesco 4A north Wrestling title this past week with a 59-12 victory over Marysville Thursday evening and a 48-15 victory over Arlington Wednesday evening.

This year’s title is the team’s third straight Wesco 4A north Championship and their 21st out of the past 22 seasons. The Vikings finished the regular season undefeated in Wesco 4A north winning all their duals by large margins.

140—Austin Gershmel (LS) pinned Michael Bueke (M)347

The road to the State Championship begins Friday, Feb. 5 with Districts held at Monroe High School. The Vikings enter districts ranked number one in 4A.

Five wrestlers on the team are ranked in the top three at their weight in the state:

Ranked #1: Steven Walkley and Andrew King

Ranked #2: Eric Soler and Jesse Peterson

Ranked #3: Ryan Rodorigo


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