Seven Blackhawks advance to regionals
Cheney's Vern Sanderson, competing at 138 pounds, attempts to break down West Valley's Brandon McNiven in the first round of the District 7 2A tournament, Feb. 7 at East Valley. Sanderson would score a pin in the third period.
The Cheney Blackhawks wrestling team began their postseason competition by traveling to East Valley to compete in districts, Feb. 7-8.
In team scores, Cheney came in sixth with 146 points.
Seven Blackhawk wrestlers earned the chance to compete at regionals, Feb. 14-15 at West Valley High School in Spokane.
Josh Wessels (170 pounds) came in second place in his weight division after he lost to Deer Park's Jason Aebischer by decision, 7-2.
Devon Waterman (182) and Michael Ferguson (195) both came in third. Vern Sanderson (138) and Garrett Pederson (295) took fourth.
Cheney had wrestlers w...
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