Viking wrestlers storm back for victory

By Steve Sell
February 13, 2014

ANDOVER — Stepping up in classification didn’t slow down the Smoky Valley wrestling team earlier this week.

The Vikings outlasted Class 5A Andover Central 42-34 in a dual match Tuesday, as they continued their outstanding season.

Smoky Valley roared back for the victory, scoring four pins in the final five matches. It came down to the final match, as Smoky Valley’s Brix Brickey pinned Andover Central’s Taylor Hanna as the Vikings were up by just two points.

Here are the results:

106: Austin Lustfield, SMOK, pinned Jeremy  Sitz, ACHS, 0:17.

113: Jack Jacoby, ACHS, maj. dec. Nick Karber, SMOK, 8-0.

120: Caleb  Sare, SMOK, pinned Kenneth Tri, ACHS, 0:56.

126: Jordin Foth, SMOK, forf. 

132: Cameron Niemtschk, ACHS, dec. Brandon Archuleta, SMOK, 5-3. 

138: Nic Augustin, ACHS, pinned Austin Golden, SMOK, 0:05.

145: Chandler Andrews, ACHS, dec. Beck Elliott, SMOK, 2-0.

152: Paul Suhr, ACHS, pinned Joey Alvarado, SMOK, 1:02.

160: Jace Brown, ACHS, forf.

170: Austin Cook, SMOK, pinned Grant  Schoonover, ACHS, 0:55.

182: Spencer Bird, SMOK, pinned Alex  Menke, ACHS, 0:43.

195: Ethan Loder, SMOK, pinned Max Peterson, ACHS, 0:39.

220: Sterling Brown, ACHS, pinned Nils Peterson, SMOK, 0:09.

285: Brix Brickey, SMOK, pinned Taylor  Hanna, ACHS, 0:38.