Cheney Free Press -

By Al Stover
Staff Reporter 

Blackhawk wrestlers fall to Knights in Cheney


Al Stover

The Cheney Blackhawks varsity wrestling team meets in the center of the mat, minutes before the beginning of their dual meet against the East Valley Knights, Jan. 22.

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...

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