Last weekend, the Unalaska Raider wrestling team travelled to Bethel, Alaska to compete in the Great Alaska Conference Regional Wrestling Meet. The Great Alaska Conference consists of schools all across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and the Aleutians and there were 20 different participating teams, including Unalaska.
The Raider wrestlers had three regional champions this year:
1st Place – Dustin Ruckman (132)
1st Place – Alex Esnardo (138)
1st Place – Seth Henning (195)
They also had many individual regional qualifiers:
2nd Place –Peder Jeppesen (113)
3rd Place – John Esnardo (120)
2nd Place – Landen Shiashnikoff (145)
2nd Place – Chris Garcia (170)
2nd Place – Talon Shiashnikoff (182)
3rd Place – John Khongsuk (220)
4th Place – Quinnton Parker (220)
2nd Place – Matthew Faoasau (285)
The Unalaska Raider team also won the Academic Award this year, with a cumulative GPA of 3.3. The state qualifying wrestlers will be competing this weekend in Anchorage. Wish them luck! Great job Raider wrestling!