Wednesday Night was the final home dual of the season for the Vikings Wrestling Team.
For our Viking Senior Wrestlers, it was their last opportunity to compete in front of a home crowd!
Four senior’s were recognized for their leadership and participation on the Lanier Wrestling Team. These seniors included; (Captain) Maykel Naranjo, (Captain) Selena Cordell, Elijah Solano, and Adolfo Soto. All four seniors wrestled last night and showed exemplary leadership as they always do.
Four teams were in attendance for last nights quad: Lanier, Austin, Leander Glenn, and the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD).
In the first round Lanier wrestled Austin High School. The girls came out with authority and established their dominance quickly. It was raining pins last night! Winning by a final score of 42-6. The boys followed up the girls with a hard fought match. At one point the Vikings were up 36-18. Austin fought back and the matched finished in a tie. 36-36. The boys have come along way from the start of the season and are really starting to compete!
In the second round Lanier wrestled Leander Glenn. The girls got their final tune up for this weekends “Dual State Championships,” dominating Glenn 42-6. Majority of the girls team went 2-0 on the night. The boys wrestled last and fought hard but came up short. The boys were led by Senior Captain, Maykel Naranjo, who finished the night with two pins!
Next Up for the Vikings:
The Lady Vikings will head to Houston this weekend to take on the best in the state of Texas at the Texas Dual State Championships. The best 16 girls team in the state of Texas will be in attendance.
Wish our Lady Vikings luck as you see them in the next few days!
Thank you Viking Nation!