|Kendall Bird is victorious in both matches this week.|
The Delta Rabbits, a long time wrestling powerhouse in Utah high school sports with 26 State titles, came to Emery last week and administered a thumping to the Emery wrestling team. Delta won 65-9.
Although this team still young in both school years and experience, they fought bravely on and will be better for having wrestled.
The only winners for the Spartans were Kendall Bird and Jesse Jensen. Kendall pinned his opponent in the third round and Jesse won by decision. Jex Jensen went into overtime before losing to his man. Here are the results:
103 lbs. Anderson (D) pinned McKay Allred,
112 lbs. Peterson (D) pinned Oswaldo Espino,
119 lbs. Kunzil (D) pinned Jaden Bagley,
125 lbs. Kendall Bird (E) pinned Hatch,
130 lbs. Jesse Jensen (E) dec Gasser 9-5,
135 lbs. Evans (D) dec McCade Jensen 20-6,
140 lbs. Maxfield (D) pinned Mike Stream,
145 lbs. Anderson (D) dec Jex Jensen on overtime 7-5,
152 lbs. Moody (D) dec Luke Stoddard 13-1,
160 lbs. Anderson (D) pinned Devin Osness,
189 lbs. Thompson (D) pinned Spencer Cook,
215 lbs. Steele (D) pinned Jason Christensen,
275 lbs. Nickle (D) pinned Steven Swasey.
On Thursday the Emery wrestlers were opposed by Altamont and the Altamont wrestlers defeated Emery by a score of 39-30.