Spurgeon, Johnson win wrestling titles in Palmer

A pair of Nikiski wrestlers won titles at the Lancer Smith Memorial on Friday and Saturday at Palmer High School.

Nikiski’s Kaden Spurgen beat Bethel’s Brayton Lieb 7-2 in the 160-pound final. Bulldogs’ Lincoln Johnson pinned Skyview’s Alex Rodriguez early in the 182-pound final.

 

Lancer Smith Memorial

Friday-Saturday, Palmer High

Team scores

1.Service 227; 2. Wasilla 222.5; 3. Bethel 138; 4. South Anchorage 123;

5. Valdez 104; 6. Colony 91; 7. Houston 85.5; 8. Palmer 84.5; 9. Bartlett

79; 10. North Pole 78; 11. East Anchorage 74; 12. Chugiak 71; 13. Skyview

71; 14. Nikiski 70; 15. Kotzebue 55; 16. Grace Christian 51; 17. West

Valley 47.5; 18. Dillingham 46.5; 19. West Anchorage 39; 20. New Hallen

28; 21. Glennallen 25; 22. Eilson 23; 23. Aniak 14; 24. Anchorage

Christian School 9; 24. (tie) Dimond 9.

Championship final

106 — G. Alvarado, South p. B. Girard, East 3:16; 113 — A. Nanez, Ser d.

N. Ottom, South 11-5; 120 — J. Miller, Dill won by dq K. Hammond, South;

126 — A. Fox, Was d. D. Angnew, WV 10-5; 132 — J. Pounds, Ser d. A. Rake,

Val 7-4; 138 — N. McKimson, Was d. T. Sturgill, Bar 7-6; 145 — M. Kugo,

Bet d. T. Adams, Was 10-8; 152 — K. Spurgen, Nik d. B. Lieb, Bet 7-2; 160

— J. Allen, Val p. T. Chavez, Bet 1:46; 170 — S. Root, Col d. J. Davis,

Hou 13-4; 182 — L. Johnson, Nik p. A. Rodriguez, Sky 1:14; 195 — S. Ellis,

Ser d. G. Morrison, Chu 2:47; 220 — L. Wagner, Hou d. D. Yeager, Bar 11-6

OT; 285 — C. Green, Bar d. E. Pilli, Ser 5-0.

Third-place matches

106 — B. Reich, Kot p. J. Wood, NP 2:42; 113 — K. Groenveld, Val d. Z.

Ritchie, South 6-4; 120 — A. Walsh, Grace d. S. Carpenter, Was 6-2; 126 —

C. Wilber, Hou d. R. Steinter, Was 10-5; 132 — C. Decker, NP d. S.

Janorschke, Sky 7-0; 138 — A. Friese, Grace won by inj. Default, B. Serna,

Was; 145 — L. Heun, Pal d. T. Avelon, NH 11-6; 152 — R. Skieens, Ser d. A.

Gentz, Pal 15-3; 160 — D. Murakani, Ser d. C. Pempek, Was 5-3; 170 — D.

Dunbar, Ser m.d. H. Breeder, Hou 16-6; 182 — L. Reiveld, Glen d. R. Lopez,

South 8-5; 195 — J. Hamilton, East d. A. Gonzalez, Was 6-4; 220 — D.

Zorea, Ser p. A. Akelkok, Was 2:04; 285 — R. Pomrenke, Was 3-1.

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