LHS wrestlers become league champions
Coach Mo Suarez, left, Jake Thiels, Hiawatha Miles, Nick Hibbitts, Kenny Jones, Alex McConnell and Coach Errin Montgomery pose together after the NAL finals. Photo submitted
Feb. 12 — The Lassen High School wrestling team hosted the Northern Athletic League (NAL) finals in The Cave Saturday, Feb. 9. Lassen placed third as a team and had five wrestlers win their championship matches.
Senior Jake Thiels won the league championship in the 182-pound division. Senior Nick Hibbits won the league championship in the 152-pound division. In the 145-pound class, senior Alex McConnell won the league championship. Sophomore Hiawatha Miles is the league champion for the 106-pound weight class. Freshman Kenny Jones is the league champion for the 113-pound division.
Included in the NAL are Lassen, Central Valley, Corning, Anderson and Yreka.