Vikings' Jones, Giatras share MVP
All-Americans Adarios Jones and Christos Giatras of the Augustana wrestling team shared most valuable performer honors for the Vikings for the 2016-17 season.
Jones, a former Moline prep, finished third at 285 pounds at the NCAA Division III Championships during a 39-4 season, while Giatras finished 30-8 while taking seventh place at 184 pounds.
Trace Timmons, a junior from Davenport Assumption, was presented the program's Hardest Worker Award and freshman Josh Bush from Moline shared the Sacrifice Award with sophomore Freddy Terranova. Senior Matt Sears was named the Vikings' most improved wrestler.
Black Hawk opener postponed
Black Hawk's opening-round game in the NJCAA Region IV baseball tournament at Kankakee, Illinois, was postponed on Friday.
The Braves will now face McHenry in a 9 a.m. game today in the four-team double-elimination tournament.