Tonight the Linden Eagles headed to Fenton HS for the Team District Championships.
Their were four teams in attendance tonight:
Linden Holly Fenton Ortonville Brandon.
In the first round the Eagles squared off against the Fenton Tigers. Short handed due to injury and weight struggles the Eagles made Line Up adjustments in hopes of avenging an earlier season loss to the Tigers. The Eagles rose to the occasion and overcame their adversity.
The Eagles defeated Fenton 40-39 on the 8th criteria tie breaker. In the dual the Eagles trailed 18-39 headed into the 160 lbs weight class. Colton Powell bumped up to 160 to get a crucial fall. Uzziah Delgado bumped up to 171 to overcome and deficit and get a fall. Avery Jacobs followed with a bump up fall 189 lbs and Johnathan Marme sealed the win with a 11-4 decision bumped up at 215.
The big boys stepped up tonight and delivered when called upon.
In the Team District Championships the Eagles took on Metro Champions Holly High School. The Eagles gave a great effort but unfortunately came up short.
Match Winners on the night: 119 Justin 2-0 125 Ethan 1-1 130 Koleton 2-0 152 Colton 1-1 160 Uzziah 1-0 171 Avery 1-1 189 John 2-0
All in all an outstanding team effort tonight from top to bottom. Although our TEAM season is done.
Our individual season continues Saturday as our Eagles take flight in search of individual glory and state success!