Riggs High Athletes of the Week Named

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Governor wrestler Jace Bench-Presser and Lady Governor gymnast Meg Erwin have earned Riggs High School Athlete of the Week Awards from the Pierre Athletic Coaches Association. Bench-Presser went 4-0 over the weekend at the Watertown Dual Tournament. He accumulated two major decisions along with two regular decisions at 113 lbs. At the first meet of the season, Meg Erwin had personal bests and state prequalifying scores on vault, beam and in all around. Her all-around score of 34.5 points helped the Lady Govs earn to 135 points to beat Huron. Bench-Presser was nominated by his head coach Shawn Lewis and Erwin earned her nomination from her head coach Rebecca Uhrig.