As of Friday, February 11, IAwrestle released the following rankings for high school boys wrestling. In the 106# class weight, Freshman Jace Hedeman of Union, in LaPorte City placed 1st.113# in 10th place, Brayden Bohnsack,a Freshman at Union, LaPorte City.At 126#, Jaiden Moore of Benton Community, a Senior placed 1st.132# and 9th place, Caleb Olson a Sophomore at Union, LaPorte City Weighing in at 145# Cooper Sanders brought in a 1st place win for Vinton-Shellsburg as a Junior.
Below are the results from our Senior night and the Wamac Meet yesterday.Senior Night 2-4Our seniors were honored and able to have a little fun coming out victorious at all levels. Boys Varsity was led by senior Riley Richart. Riley has shown his leadership skills all year on Varsity and assisting with coaching the newer players. Eli Page 160 248 408Vann Lessig 166 164 330Matthew Bookmeier 179 181 360Austin Mosher 79 101 180Parker Arnold 172 211 383Riley Richart 223 236 459Girls varsity had a new leader at the helm with Jeana White shooting very well and celebrating her senior team members Rene Gram 128 185 313Tori Elwick 146 169 315Jozee White 181 157 338Tori Richart 150 160 310Jeana White 168 199 367Anna Becker 153 123 276The JV Girls and Boys teams bowled very well and were led by Addy Redlinger and Jack Geiger.
Vikette basketball defeats Huskies in Class 3A Region 4 Quarterfinal 62-25VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (14-8) took on the Oelwein Huskies (2-20) in Garrison Fieldhouse on Feb. 12 and earned a 62-25 win in quarterfinal action over the Huskies.Alyssa Griffith led the Vikettes with 17 points, Julia Johnson and Sophia Kreutner added 10 points each, Ashlie Meyer added eight, Abby Davis added six, Kalie Burke and Peytin Clemensen had four each and Addy Phippen scored three.
Viking wrestling qualifies six wrestlers for StateMAQUOKETA – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity team traveled to Maquoketa High School for the Class 2A District Wrestling Tournament on Feb. 12, and a program record six Viking wrestlers earned championship or runner-up finishes.113: A. Swanson (VS) major dec. J. Meas (Dav. Assumption) 15-6120: C.
Vikette basketball defeats Raiders 56-52VINTON - The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (13-8, 7-5 WaMaC West) took on the Williamsburg Raiders (12-9, 7-5 (WaMaC West) and earned a 56-52 win over the Raiders.Julia Johnson led te Vikettes with 16 points, Alyssa Griffith added 14 points, and Ashlie Meyer added 13 points.
NOTE: Wrestler’s who have not wrestled yet are not considered for rankings. Once they’ve wrestled or become eligible they will be considered for the individual rankings at such weight (s).1. Notre Dame, West Burlington2. West Delaware3. Osage4. Union, La Porte City5. Webster City6. Assumption, Davenport7. Sergeant Bluff-Luton8. Vinton-Shellsburg9.
Next weekend will bring one more swim meet, as for the third year in a row, the Stormin’ Vikings are on to State. Swimming in a highly competitive district at Linn-Mar, the team managed to qualify one relay and three individual events. The 200 Medley Relay of Bradyn Schlief, Carter Kirtz, Ian Allsup, and Logan Zearley qualified for state with a season best time of 1:42.
Vikette basketball loses to Bobcats 52-45VAN HORNE – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team took to Benton Community High School in Van Horne to take on the Benton Bobcats and the Bobcats earned 52-45 win over the Vikettes.Alyssa Griffith and Ashlie Meyer each led the Vikettes scoring 12 points, Abby Davis scored eight, Sophia Kreutner scored five and Brylee Bruce and Kalie Burke scored four each.
Viking basketball defeats Bobcats 52-50VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity basketball (3-15) took on the Benton Community Bobcats (5-14) in Garrison Fieldhouse and earned a 52-50 victory over the Bobcats.Gunnar Moen and Kaden Kingsbury each led the Vikings with 14 points, Benett Rickels scored eight.
MANCHESTER – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity wrestling team traveled to West Delaware High School and Seedorff Gymnasium for the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Sectional Wrestling Tournament and advanced seven wrestlers to the District Tournament in Maquoketa, which is the most wrestlers to advance to the District Tournament since Don Holmes was the Viking wrestling coach in 1971-72.