Huckleberries Online

Vik Wrestlers Repeat As State Champions

There are no game-winning field goals in wrestling, no buzzer-beating jump shots nor walk-off home runs. But on Saturday afternoon at the Idaho Center, Coeur d’Alene senior Caleb Davis got a chance to be the hero. As he and Caldwell senior Tim Hartwig took the mat for their 189-pound final, each knew what was at stake: After more than 400 matches, the race for the 5A team championship had come down to this. “I knew,” Davis said. “I was just trying to stay calm.” Hartwig had the upper hand early, but Davis rallied for a second-round pin, setting off a wild Coeur d’Alene celebration. “I don’t even know how it happened,” Davis said. “I just smelled blood in the water and went for it.” Davis’ victory gave the Vikings 205 points, just enough to hold off Caldwell (1981/2)/Jordan Rodriguez, special to The Spokesman-Review. More here..




You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria
Dave Oliveria writes the Huckleberries Online Blog for North Idaho readers and the Huckleberries print column.

Follow Dave online:









Close

Sections


Profile

Close

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801