Morrison takes West title
Chugiak senior Garrett Morrison continued his march toward state with a victory at the West Christmas Classic on Dec. 16-17. Morrison went undefeated at 182 pounds, winning the championship match with a second-period pin of Colony’s Scott Knighten.
The victory helped Morrison secure the No. 1 ranking in Class 4A according to wrestling website akmat.org.
Chugiak placed seventh as a team in the tournament.
Eagle River senior Logan Sheets was second at 170 pounds for the ninth-place Wolves, while his teammate Zach Luff took third at 120.
Also making the podium were Chugiak’s Colten Jury (5th at 138), Robert Huffer (5th at 152), Blake Kutch (6th at 160) and Richard Burroughs (4th at 220). Chase Jury also placed for the Mustangs, but results for his consolation round matches at 126 pounds were unavailable.