Players of the Week: Camden Erickson and Nick Tipton

Players of the Week: Camden Erickson and Nick Tipton

They’re a “Tip-ton” to deal with.

Nick Tipton and Camden Erickson are the Juneau Empire’s players of the week.

Tipton, a senior at Thunder Mountain High School, and Erickson, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaat.at Kalé, won their respective weight class titles at the Region V Wrestling Championships last Saturday at Craig High School. Tipton and Erickson each secured pins of Ketchikan opponents less than two minutes into their finals matches.

The upperclassmen were two of 11 Falcons who wrestled at this weekend’s state championship meet in Anchorage.

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