Blackhawk wrestlers fall to Knights in Cheney
The Cheney Blackhawks continued their regular season with a league dual against the East Valley Knights, Jan. 22.
The Knights defeated the Blackhawks, 62-15. East Valley became the 2A Great Northern District Wrestling champions. Although Cheney lost the dual in points, there were three Blackhawk wrestlers who put impressive performances in their matches.
Vern Sanderson, at 145 pounds, scored the first points for Cheney when he faced East Valley's Trey Meyer. Seconds into the second round, Sanderson, who was leading the match in points, defended a takedown from Meyer before he brought the...