Sigfusson, Nix, Holdaas honored

Published on Wed, Apr 7, 2010 by Jerry Huls

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Kiersten Sigfusson fresh off her stunning victory of Cherish Morrison in the 400m run at the Bedlington Invitational last week, followed up by a win in the 800m run versus Bellingham and Mt. Baker, was selected by the Bellingham Herald as girl’s athlete of the week. The often unnoticed Sigfusson, part of the state best 4x200m relay team, ran a 59.7 in the400m at the Bedlington and then clocked in at 2 minutes, 29.8 to win the 800m on March 31.


Senior wrestlers Camden Nix and Jeremy Holdaas were selected to the Herald’s all-Whatcom county wrestling team. Nix finished 3rd at the Class 2A state tournament this year. Holdaas was second in the state in consecutive years as well as winning a northwest conference title and the Joe Beam Invitational this year.


Other Blaine wrestlers receiving honorable mention were Shaypher Hendricks, Tony Jordon, Jamal Mallak, A.J. Pieczynski, Shaffer Hicks and Joel Garza.