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Dillingham takes Grace Invite

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2006

The Dillingham wrestling team captured the Grace Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Anchorage. Also at the meet, Ninilchik was 14th, Nikiski was 15th, Seldovia tied for 17th and Cook Inlet Academy tied for 20th.

The lone individual champion from the peninsula was Ninilchik’s Austin Vanderford. Vanderford defeated James Gillen of Hutchinson 5-2 at 152. Others in the top four from the peninsula were Casey Seaman of Nikiski and Jordan Geagle of Seldovia. Seaman pinned Geagle at 3:07 in the third-place match at 189.

Grace Christian Invitational

Friday, Saturday

in Anchorage

Team scores: 1. Dillingham, 167; 2. Anchorage Christian Schools, 153; 3. Kotzebue, 135.5; 4. Bethel, 104; 5. Barrow, 90; 6. New Stuyahok, 70; 7. Bristol Bay, 69; 8. Tok, 67; 9. Grace Christian, 63; 10 (tie). Houston, Cordova, 54; 12. Hutchinson, 43; 13. Nome, 40.5; 14. Ninilchik, 39; 15. Nikiski, 38; 16. Unalaska, 25; 17 (tie). Seldovia, Valdez, 24; 19. Noorvik, 14; 20 (tie). Cook Inlet Academy, 7; 22. Nenana, 4.

Championship matches

103 - Joe Hunt, Dil, m.d. Hanson Randy, Bet, 12-3; 112 - Kevin Hansen, Kot, dec. Andrew Miller, Dil, 10-6; 119 - John Hanson, NST, dec. Cody Miller, Dil, 13-8; 125 - Josh Baker, ACS, dec. Joe Hirt, Bar, 5-4; 130 - Mike Miller, ACS, dec. Brandon Reich, Kot, 2-1; 135 - PJ Reich, Kot, p. Jonathan McIntyre, Bet, 3:34; 140 - JD Kreilich, Bar, dec. Marvin McDonald, Bet, 5-2; 145 - Chad Tennysen, Dil, dec. Peter Walls, GC, 4-1; 152 - Austin Vanderford, Nin, dec. James Gillen, Hut, 6-3; 160 - Mike Gumlickpuk, NST, p. Matt Gardner, Hou, 1:37; 171 - Trygve Angasan, BRB, dec. John Herman, Bet, 16-12; 189 - Ralph Angasan, BRB, dec. Jake Voss, Bar, 5-4; 215 - Gyver Goneau, Tok, dec. Joel Richwine, ACS, 3-2; 275 - James Nelson, Tok, p. Justin Bowman, Hou, 1:47.

Third-place matches

103 - Luke Charters, ACS, m.d. Brooks Sutter, 15-5; 112 - Billy Peterson, NST, dec. Daniel Brandon, ACS, 7-5; 119 - Echo Swanson, Kot, dec. Lonny Booshu, Nom, 5-3; 125 - Jordan Neace, ACS, p. Charles Smeaton, Dil, 0:50; 130 - Alberto Cabrera, Nom, dec. Sigmund Patterson, Bar, 5-4; 135 - Josh Merioles, Val, dec. Chase Madden, Nom, 13-6; 140 - Bubba Evans, Dil, p. John Mendenhall, Kot, 3:53; 145 - Mikel Thompson, ACS, p. Carl Sours, Kot, 2:57; 152 - Steven Unin, Bet, p. Douglas Larsgaard, Dil, 1:57; 160 - Justin Crowley, Hou, dec. Jesse Beedle, Cor, 10-3; 171 - Aaron Phillips, Kot, p. John Brown, Kot, 2:32; 189 - Casey Seaman, Nik, p. Jordan Geagle, Sel, 3:07; 215 - Michael Gonzales, Bar, dec. Cory Merrifield, Una, 5-4; 275 - Kevin Whitley, ACS, p. William Corbertt, Dil, 3:14.



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