Local show well at sectional wrestling; Trips to states on the line this weekend
February 04, 2018


Grand Island is continuing its hot season after winning the Niagara Frontier League title. In Saturday's Section VI class championships, the Vikings scored 263.5 points to win the Class A team title.

The Vikings had 12 wrestlers qualify for individual sectional championships, including eight first-place finishes. Brian Bielic (99), Steven Bachman (113), Seth Jackson (132), Dan Emblidge (170), Adam Daghestani (152), Connor Kenney (182), Blake Bielic (195) and Jeremy Fridman (220) all finished first in their respective weight classes. Jay Breeden and Jaquan Johnson each added second-place finishes as well.

Elsewhere in Class A, Niagara-Wheatfield had a strong outing as well...