Ashton Schweitzer Death – It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Ashton Schweitzer. On Dec. 24, 2021 Ashton Schweitzer passed away leaving his family and friends heartbroken.
Ashton Schweitzer is a new freshman at PHS this year. He and his family moved from Broken Bow, Nebraska, after his dad, Zach Schweitzer, started a new business in the area. Additionally, his stepmom Nicole has family from Norfolk. He also moved with his younger brother Zander, who is in 8th grade, as well as his younger sister Ava who’s 5. He also has two dogs.
So far, Ashton says he has had a great time at Pierce High. He enjoys PE and is excited for geometry next semester. He plans to be involved in football, wrestling, and golf. His interests include playing sports and working around the house.
Broken Bow was the team runner-up at the Valentine wrestling invitational over the weekend. Winner, SD won the team title with 235.5 points and Broken Bow was second with 204 points.
The Indians had two champions with Chauncey Watson winning the championship at 106 lbs. and Keifer Anderson claimed the title at 220 lbs. Zac Gaffney was the runner-up at 160 lbs. and Sawyer Bumgarner was runner-up at 285 lbs. Placing third in their weight class were Ashton Schweitzer at 152 lbs., Max Denson at 182, Cal Wells at 195 lbs. and Tyler Thomas was third at 285.