Vik wrestlers nab three wins in loss to Warriors

Jan. 26, 2019 — Siuslaw’s wrestling was on the mats Tuesday night for a dual match with the Warriors at Philomath High School.

Vikings mat men Elijah LaCosse (138 pounds) and brothers Ryan Jennings (152 lbs.) and Riley Jennings (170 lbs.) each came away with wins on the night. LaCosse, a sophomore, pinned opponent Hunter McCaskill 1 minute and 49 seconds into the second round. At 152 pounds, sophomore Ryan Jennings won by a 15-8 decision over Jayden Jensen.

The final win of the evening for Siuslaw came at 170 lbs., from senior Riley Jennings, who won by a narrow 6-4 decision against Isaiah Blackburn.

Philomath went on to win brackets at 126 lbs., 132 lbs. 145 lbs., 160 lbs., 182 lbs. and 220 lbs. and by forfeit at 285 lbs., winning the team title 66-12.

Last night, Siuslaw began the two-day Cottage Grove Invitational, which continues through tomorrow.

The Viks will be back on their home mats this Thursday when they host the Senior Duals, beginning at 5 p.m.


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