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Horn, Nichols win state wrestling championships

Five Raiders wrestle at state

 

Tony Nichols wrestles senior Christopher Jones of Colfax in the third round at state. Nichols won 8-4. - Brittany Cozza photo

In a grand finale for Lake Roosevelt's wrestling season, two Raiders took state championships, the first time in school history for two top wins at the Mat Classic in Tacoma in the same year.

Kaleb Horn took the title for the Raiders in the 138-pound bracket, and Tony Nichols claimed the top spot at 152. Both are juniors.

Nichols also pulled off the feat of being undefeated for the year, 35-0, winning Wrestler of the Year in the Central Washington 2B league in the process. This marks the first time a Raider wrestler has gone undefeated for the year.

"That is a great accomplishment," said H...



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