Varsity Wrestling · Wrestling: Vikings top Lancers 44-24 in District Championship


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Highly ranked Niles looked to return to the top and advance to the regional round of the team tournament, but the Vikings knew that they would have to dethrone defending champion Lakeshore to move on. Lakeshore’s young squad hung with Niles, leading the Vikings 24-23 through the 145 pound match. The Vikings strength up top shut the door on the Lancers as the Vikings would win the final five matches, after trailing most of the dual, to advance to the regional round. Lakeshore will now turn its focus to MHSAA Individual Districts seeking to crown the next individual state champion.

Match Results:
215: Zeke Rohl (Lakeshore) decisioned Tysen Custard, 7-3
285: Brian Soto (Niles) pinned RJ Veldman, 3:02
103: Cameron Litaker (Lakeshore) pinned Conner Pickens, 1:02
112: Jamison Zimmerman (Niles) decisioned Kyle Stampfly, 12-7
119: Jon Gelesko (Lakeshore) pinned Carson London, 1:07
125: Micah Hanau (Lakeshore) decisioned Ryan Franco, 5-0
130: Shane Williams (Lakeshore) pinned Terence Frick, 5:59
135: Javond Ball (Niles) tech falled Justin Crowder, 25-10
140: Bryce Bruss (Niles) pinned Brock Strebeck, 3:50
145: Cade Wagley (Niles) decisioned Sam Prince, 3-0
152: Robbie Buckland (Niles) pinned James Harris, 1:29
160: Cole Simpson (Niles) decisioned Erik Taylor
171: Cade Best (Niles) pinned Evin Koeppe, 3:39
189: Dawson Brockner (Niles) pinned Tafara Rukunda, :32