NICKERSON – Twice last week on Tuesday and Friday, the Smoky Valley girls wrestling team traveled to Nickerson for meets and came home with a third-place finish on Tuesday and a fifth-place finish on Friday.
On Tuesday the Lady Vikings racked up 69.5 points among 10 teams to take third with Noelle Peters at 110, and Shaylee Sheetz at 155 each going 4-0 and getting first place.
Keira Mullen at 135 ended up second in her division and Kenzie Crain placed third at 115.
Friday in the return trip to Nickerson for a meet that had 19 teams, including several upper class schools in Class 6A, 5A, and 4A, Smoky Valley still managed to place fifth overall with 93.5 points.
In the meet Friday, Kenzie Crain went unbeaten at 5-0 to take first at 115 while Shaylee Sheetz at 155 earned a second-place finish and both Noelle Peters at 110 and Keira Mullen at 135 placed third.
Next up for the Lady Viking grapplers will be a Thursday meet at Southeast of Saline and Friday on the road at Remington.
SMOKY VALLEY LADY VIKING WRESTLING
Tuesday, January 17 at Nickerson
Team > 3rd with 69.5 points. Top 5 of 10 teams: 1. Hoisington, 2. Pratt, 3. Smoky Valley, 4. Lyons, 5. Halstead.
Lady Viking Individual Results > 110 = Noelle Peters – 1st at 4-0; 115 = Kenzie Crain – 3rd at 1-2; 120 = Taytum Reed – 4th at 1-3; 130 = Campbell Gaskill – 4th at 0-3; 135 = Keira Mullen – 2nd at 3-1; 155 = Shaylee Sheetz – 1st at 4-0.
Friday, January 20 at Nickerson
Team > 5th with 93.5 points. Top 5 of 19 teams: 1. Pratt, 2. Dodge City, 3. Hoisington, 4. Wichita North, 5. Smoky Valley.
Lady Viking Individual Results > 110 = Noelle Peters – 3rd at 4-1; 115 = Kenzie Crain – 1st at 5-0; 120 = Taytum Reed – 4th at 2-3; 130 = Campbell Gaskill – 6th at 2-3; 135 = Keira Mullen – 3rd at 3-2; 155 = Shaylee Sheetz – 2nd at 4-1.
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