Three local grapplers reached the finals of the ASAA/First National Bank Alaska 2014 Class 4A Wrestling State Championships on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Bartlett High.
Eagle River High’s girls finished atop the Anchorage Scholastic Bowling League standings following the final week of play Feb. 6 at Center Bowl. The Wolves finished with 196 points, 11 ahead of second-place Bartlett. Chugiak’s girls (121) finished sixth.
Third time’s a charm. Richard Burroughs has proven that proverb right two years in a row. And he has a collection of crowns to go along with those charms.
Fifth-seeded Chugiak upset No. 4 Service with a 6-2 win in the opening round of the Cook Inlet Conference hockey tournament Monday, Feb. 3 at the McDonald Center. The Mustangs will face top-seeded South today (Thursday, Feb. 6) with a championship berth on the line. The Wolverines blanked eighth-seeded East 8-0 on Monday.
Eagle River notched its first Cook Inlet Conference win of the season with a 41-38 victory over visiting Service on Saturday, Jan. 25. Lauren Frost (14 points) and Samantha Coy (10) led the way for the Wolves.
Chugiak High senior Richard Burroughs has won a Cook Inlet Conference wrestling title the past two years. But a three-peat isn’t guaranteed for the 220-pounder. Burroughs said the weight class isn’t as strong as past years, but he’ll have to be at his best to defend his title.
Visiting Su Valley defeated Birchwood Christian School by the score of 81-62 on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Tyler Keiffer paced the Warriors with 30 points.
Zachary Krajnik scored a hat trick to help Chugiak cruise past East 10-2 in Cook Inlet Conference hockey action Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the McDonald Center.