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Gallery: Bucs’ wrestlers win district title

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Grand Haven wrestlers defeat West Ottawa and Mona Shores to claim district title. This is the 14th title under the coaching of James Richardson who is in his 16th year of coaching the Bucs.  The wrestlers took on West Ottawa in the first round and defeated them 40-14 then went on to conquer Mona Shores. The Bucs’ advance to regional with a 14-2 record.

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Junior Zac Marsman (103lbs) takes down a West Ottawa Wrestlers.
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Marsman pins West Ottawa wrestler.
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Sophmore Zach Mickinnon (112lbs) wrestles West Ottawa wrestler.
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Junior Camden Bertucci (119lbs) pins West Ottawa wrestler.
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Varsity Coach James Richardson coaches wrestler from sideline.
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Junior Evan Johnson (135lbs) takes down West Ottawa wrestler
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Senior Luke Averill (140lbs) pinning West Ottawa wrestler.
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Senior Connor Morley (189lbs) defeats West Ottawa wrestler to further Bucs’ lead.
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Junior Aaron Cummings (152lbs) pinning West Ottawa wrestler.
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Senior Dakota Juarez (160lbs) takes down Mona Shores wrestler.
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Grand Haven’s varsity wrestling team takes home district title and advances to regional.

 

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Brianna Moynihan, Sports editor
Senior Sports Editor Brianna Moynihan, loves sports. This is her third year on staff and second year as Sports Editor. You can often find Brianna in the bleachers at any Buccaneer sporting event or competing in a number of her own athletic activities. She is a firm believer that sports are the core foundation of our society. Her list of achievements include 5 statewide Michigan Interscholastic Press Association awards, captain of the JV tennis team, head statistician for the wrestling team, a 96 percent on the 12 page AP Lang research paper, the press award at Michigan’s Girls State, and was chosen as Michigan’s Girls Nation representative. She also shook hands with President Obama. But Brianna claims her greatest achievement was beating Luke Blauvelt in a game of PIG. In the near future you will probably see Brianna on the sidelines reporting on professional sports, hopefully interviewing Eli Manning.

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