Three wrestlers take first at Regionals


December 19, 2019

Photo courtesy of Tyler Thain

After competing in the regional tournament in Craig last weekend, the Vikings pose for a group photo. Division II Champions Merrick Nilsen, Ruby Massin and Deirdre Toyomura kneel in the front with the medals and a copy of their weight class' bracket. Back row from left to right: Head Coach Tyler Thain, Devon Guthrie, Kyle Biggers, John Bisset and Jack Engell. Middle row from left to right: Reed Anderson, Adam Ware, Noah File, Jolyn Toyomura, Sawyer Bryner, Kole Sperl, Owen Anderson and Coach Marty Massin. Front row from left to right: Manager DJ Scharen, Nilsen, Ruby and Deirdre.

Eleven wrestlers on the Petersburg High School wrestling team qualified for State and three Vikings were named Division II region champions in their weight class at the regional tournament in Craig last weekend.

At the tournament, the top three boys and top two girls in their weight class qualified for State. Merrick Nilsen, Deirdre Toyomura and Ruby Massin came in first place and claimed the title of Division II region champion in their weight classes. Reed Anderson, Kole Sperl and Adam Ware came in second place. Wyatt Litster, Jack Engell and Jolyn Toyomura came in third place in the tour...

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