VHS Weekend Wrap-Up: October 28, 2019

Wrestling

Throwdown in Snowtown

Courtesy of VHS Coaches – What a great weekend of wrestling in Valdez. The Valdez Buccaneers ended the weekend with two wrestlers making their way onto the podium. Angelina Grande had a dominant performance to take home gold, picking up 4 pins along the way. Gaspar DeLeon ended the weekend with a bronze medal showing much improvement and promise as a first-year wrestler! The season is still young and this weekend was a great way to pinpoint our areas
of focus as we move forward. Reflecting on the weekend I am proud of the fight our wrestlers have and their eagerness to learn and improve. I was also quite pleased with all the fans that came out to support or wrestlers and to hear the crowd erupt in cheer for the team!

Thank you to all of those that helped make this year’s Throwdown in Snowtown a huge success. It is great to see a community come together to support this great sport and the athletes that take on the challenge.

Throwdown in Snowntown VHS Results

Varsity 135

Caleb MacPherson’s place is unknown and has scored 0.0 team points.

● Quarterfinal – Kennan Metzger (Grace Christian School) won by fall over Caleb MacPherson
(Valdez High School) (Fall 2:48)
● Cons. Round 1 – Aiden Zingone (Grace Christian School) won by decision over Caleb
MacPherson (Valdez High School) (Dec 9-3)

Varsity 135B

Anthony Beck’s place is unknown and has scored 4.0 team points.

● Quarterfinal – Anthony Beck (Valdez High School) won by fall over Gabe Hoffman (Glennallen
High School) (Fall 0:52)
● Semifinal – Kolbe Myers (Redington Sr. Jr/Sr High School) won by fall over Anthony Beck (Valdez
High School) (Fall 1:19)
● Cons. Semi – Carson Dwello (Redington Sr. Jr/Sr High School) won by fall over Anthony Beck
(Valdez High School) (Fall 0:47)

Varsity 140

Tate Chadwick’s place is unknown and has scored 4.0 team points.

● Champ. Round 1 – Tate Chadwick (Valdez High School) received a bye () (Bye)
● Quarterfinal – Gavin Metcalf (Redington Sr. Jr/Sr High School) won by fall over Tate Chadwick
(Valdez High School) (Fall 1:51)
● Cons. Round 2 – Tate Chadwick (Valdez High School) received a bye () (Bye)
● Cons. Round 3 – Tate Chadwick (Valdez High School) won by forfeit over Jake Mcdermitt
(Redington Sr. Jr/Sr High School) (FF)
● Cons. Semi – Vincent Mahoney (Houston) won by fall over Tate Chadwick (Valdez High School)
(Fall 2:20)

Varsity 160

Sullivan Holt’s place is 4th and has scored 13.0 team points.

● Champ. Round 1 – Sullivan Holt (Valdez High School) received a bye () (Bye)
● Quarterfinal – Sullivan Holt (Valdez High School) won by fall over Justin Bockman (Grace
Christian School) (Fall 2:54)
● Semifinal – Gabe Beaudoin (Wasilla High School) won by fall over Sullivan Holt (Valdez High
School) (Fall 3:36)
● Cons. Semi – Sullivan Holt (Valdez High School) won by fall over Julius Reape (Redington Sr.
Jr/Sr High School) (Fall 2:21)
● 3rd Place Match – Andrew Beveridge (Grace Christian School) won by tech fall over Sullivan Holt
(Valdez High School) (TF 18-2)

Varsity 171

William Benes’s place is unknown and has scored 6.0 team points.

● Champ. Round 1 – William Benes (Valdez High School) received a bye () (Bye)
● Quarterfinal – William Benes (Valdez High School) won by fall over John Gosh (Redington Sr.
Jr/Sr High School) (Fall 2:27)
● Semifinal – Mason House (Houston) won by fall over William Benes (Valdez High School) (Fall
0:52)
● Cons. Semi – Lucas Brockman (Seward High School) won by decision over William Benes
(Valdez High School) (Dec 6-0)

Varsity 171

Rafael Alfaro’s place is unknown and has scored 4.0 team points.

● Champ. Round 1 – David Scott (Glennallen High School) won by fall over Rafael Alfaro (Valdez
High School) (Fall 2:34)
● Cons. Round 1 – Rafael Alfaro (Valdez High School) received a bye () (Bye)

● Cons. Round 2 – Rafael Alfaro (Valdez High School) won by fall over Josh Miller (Redington Sr.
Jr/Sr High School) (Fall 4:01)
● Cons. Round 3 – John Gosh (Redington Sr. Jr/Sr High School) won by forfeit over Rafael Alfaro
(Valdez High School) (FF)

Varsity 285

Timothy Schantz’s place is 4th and has scored 3.0 team points.

● Round 1 – Grant Trotter (Grace Christian School) won by decision over Timothy Schantz (Valdez
High School) (Dec 8-2)
● Round 2 – Timothy Schantz (Valdez High School) won by fall over Keenan Caldwell (Redington
Sr. Jr/Sr High School) (Fall 0:21)
● Round 4 – Marcus Lastimosa (Seward High School) won by fall over Timothy Schantz (Valdez
High School) (Fall 2:00)
● Round 5 – Kayjai Schoneman (Wasilla High School) won by fall over Timothy Schantz (Valdez
High School) (Fall 0:34)

Varsity 285B

Gaspar DeLeon’s place is 3rd and has scored 7.0 team points.

● Round 1 – Gaspar DeLeon (Valdez High School) won by injury default over James Tuckfeild
(Barrow High School ) (Inj. 1:53)
● Round 2 – Kekoa Albino (Seward High School) won by fall over Gaspar DeLeon (Valdez High
School) (Fall 3:46)
● Round 3 – Gaspar DeLeon (Valdez High School) won by fall over Jana Allen (Valdez High
School) (Fall 2:36)
● Round 5 – Dylan Marcus (Seward High School) won by fall over Gaspar DeLeon (Valdez High
School) (Fall 2:47)

Varsity 285B

Jana Allen’s place is 4th and has scored 3.0 team points.

● Round 2 – Jana Allen (Valdez High School) won by forfeit over James Tuckfeild (Barrow High
School ) (FF)
● Round 3 – Gaspar DeLeon (Valdez High School) won by fall over Jana Allen (Valdez High
School) (Fall 2:36)
● Round 4 – Dylan Marcus (Seward High School) won by fall over Jana Allen (Valdez High School)
(Fall 1:02)
● Round 5 – Kekoa Albino (Seward High School) won by fall over Jana Allen (Valdez High School)
(Fall 1:20)

Varsity Girls 119G

Angelina Grande’s place is 1st and has scored 18.0 team points.

● Round 1 – Angelina Grande (Valdez High School) won by fall over Kalyn Ealey (Redington Sr.
Jr/Sr High School) (Fall 1:31)
● Round 2 – Angelina Grande (Valdez High School) won by fall over Alivea Kelly (Redington Sr.
Jr/Sr High School) (Fall 1:11)
● Round 3 – Angelina Grande (Valdez High School) won by fall over Faith Walker (Redington Sr.
Jr/Sr High School) (Fall 0:11)
● Round 4 – Angelina Grande (Valdez High School) won by fall over Cassandra Workman (Wasilla
High School) (Fall 4:29)

 

E-Sports

Courtesy of VHS Coaches – It was a tough 1st week for e-sports. 2 of our 5 League players were out sick, which forced us to forfeit Tuesday’s match against East Anchorage High. Valdez will play South Anchorage next week.

On Thursday, Valdez went up against Chugiak in a best-of-5-game Rocket League series. Chugiak won the first two games. Valdez won game 3 in overtime thanks to outstanding goalie play by Wyatt Mitvitnikoff. He had 10 saves and allowed zero goals. Chugiak came out in game 4 and  scored 2 quick goals. Needing to pick up some points of their own, Valdez decided to press on offense and left the goal unguarded. Chugiak took advantage and scored 5 more, winning 7-2. Chugiak won the series 3 games to 1. Valdez plays Mt. Edgecumbe next week.