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Four Viks headed to state mats

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017

Siuslaw junior Richard Huff (right) won the Special District 3 title after going undefeated last weekend. Ned Hickson/siuslaw news

When the top wrestlers in the state take to the mats at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Feb. 24 and 25, among the names being called out over the echoing loudspeakers will be four members of Siuslaw’s wrestling team.

Richard Huff, a junior seeded at No. 1 in the state 4A’s 113-pound bracket, along with seniors Kainan Lane (285 lbs.) and Nick Steinman (170 lbs.), and sophomore Riley Jennings (152 lbs.) will have the chance to compete for a state title in each of their weight divisions. Members of the group earned state qualification during last weekend’s Special District 3 wrestling tournament at South Umpqua High School, where the top five finishers in each weight class advanced to state.

For the complete article see the 02-15-2017 issue.

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