VINTON -- Coach Brian Sheston's Vinton-Shellsburg wrestling squads split a pair of dual meets Thursday night in the Garrison Fieldhouse.The Vikes stopped Iowa City Regina, 50-28 in their first bout, but dropped a hard-fought battle to Marion, 45-34 in the finale.Against Regina, Caleb Rouse (285) and Brady Ortner (138) recorded falls for the Vikings, while Carter Lamont (120) added a technical fall and Damon Swenson (wrestling up three weights at 145) pulled out a 6-2 decision.
The Vinton Shellsburg and CPU Stormin’ Vikings continued their strong start to the season on their second trip to Williamsburg. Having won a dual with the Raiders 90-76 on Thursday, the team followed up with a strong win at the Raider invitational featuring host Williamsburg, Oskaloosa, and Centerville. The Stormin’ Viking Medley Relay of Braydn Schlief, Carter Kurtz Isaac Allsup, and Ian Allsup started the evening off fast with a convincing victory.
Boys 2Owen Mullinex's place is 3rd and has scored 0.0 team points.Round 2 - Zayden Keim (Iowa Valley) won by fall over Owen Mullinex (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Fall 2:54)Round 3 - Logan Schachterle (Independence) won by fall over Owen Mullinex (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Fall 3:36)Boys 7Graham Henkle's place is 2nd and has scored 8.0 team points.Round 1 - Fletcher Hansen (Cedar Falls) won by fall over Graham Henkle (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Fall 2:34)Round 2 - Graham Henkle (Vinton-Shellsburg) won by fall over Brandon Cole (Marion) (Fall 1:31)Round 3 - Amare Chavez (South Tama County) won by fall over Graham Henkle (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Fall 0:56)Boys 8Alex Guenther's place is 1st and has scored 12.
Both VS Bowling teams were victors in the match against Waverly Shellrock on Tuesday. These kids are working very hard and pushing themselves daily. I love to see how they interact and work together to hep those who need a hand. The teams were lead by junior Anna Becker With a 369 series and senior Ayden Bearbower with a 255 game and 447 series.
The VS Bowling Team competed against West Delaware on Friday and we were victorious across the board. The Varsity boys team had a slow start but quickly recovered to win by 98 pins. This team shot 2946 which is a 196 average. The team was lead by sophmore Alex Funk averaging 227 to lead the team to victory. Matthew Rippel 156 149 305Parker Arnold 196 200 396Riley Richart 180 245 425Eli Powers 173 183 356Alex Funk 210 245 455Ayden Bearbower 181 188 369The Girls varsity team came together nicely led by senior Christina Harrelson with a 399 series.
VINTON -- A fourth quarter blocked punt and bad-bounce interception were the difference Friday night as the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings dropped a heartbreaking 18-14 decision to South Tama at a rainy Karr Athletic Complex. The Vikings (1-2) went up 14-0 in the first quarter on a 37-yard catch and run from Brooks Erickson to Max Vasquez, and a two-yard Erickson TD run.
VINTON - Three seniors combined for 31 points Friday night as Coach Rich Haisman's Vikettes went to 3-0 on the year with a 50-44 win over West Delaware at the Garrison Fieldhouse.The Vikettes led 11-6, but the Hawks managed to come back and take a 13-11 lead in the second period before V-S roared back to take a 21-18 lead into the half. After taking a 33-30 lead into the final eight minutes, West Delaware was able to tie the game at 38 with under five minutes to go.
VINTON — It was one of those nights.Despite a big statistical advantage Friday, the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings dropped their 2020 football season opener to Benton Community, 28-21, as the Bobcats took full advantage of one of the biggest numbers of the night: mistakes.On the first play from scrimmage, junior Max Vasquez took off left tackle and put the Benton defense in the rear view mirror for a 70-yard touchdown, only to have it nullified by a penalty on the Benton five.
VINTON — Brooks Erickson ran 16 yards for a late first half touchdown, Bennett Rickles added an extra point that was the mathematical difference Friday night as the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings edged Waterloo Columbus, 7-6 at the Karr Athletic Complex.It might have been the difference on paper, but the real difference came down to a Herculean effort by the Viking defense.
Girls Varsity was led by Junior Anna Becker with a 214 and 225 for a great 439 series. Anna has really improved her game as it showed tonight. The girls finished with a 2709 which is a 180.6 average this is an increase of 10 pins per game over last season. Emily Trinkle 88 115Anna Becker 214 225Jenna Pattee 188 159Tori Elwick 147 202Chloe Tharp 196 132Christina Harrelson 179 202 The boys varsity team was victorious as well shooting a nice 2797 beating Waterloo Columbus by 1000 pins.