Soldotna takes region rumble

Posted: Sunday, November 18, 2001

The Soldotna wrestling team scored 141 points to win the Region III rumble Saturday in Homer.

The tournament included eight teams. In each weight class, wrestlers were divided up into two pods. After wrestlers tangled with every other wrestler in their pod, they were seeded for the final round.

The top two met in the championship, while the next two met in the third-place match, the next two met in the fifth-place match and the final two met in the seventh-place match.

The Stars had four champions lead them to victory, with Scott Forester winning at 103, Colten Goracke winning at 145, Johnny Howarth winning at 160 and Josh Brantley winning at 275.

Skyview finished 10 points behind Soldotna to claim second place. The Panthers also had four champions, getting wins from Mike Lasky (125), Nate Morse (152), Vance Gaddis (171) and Justin Rainwater (189).

Kenai received championships from Jacob Madrid (119) and Jacob La Shot (135) en route to finishing sixth.

Team scores: 1. Soldotna, 141; 2. Skyview, 131; 3. Homer, 92; 4. Houston, 86; 5. Seward, 64; 6. Kenai, 58; 7. Seldovia, 37; 8. Nikiski, 35.

Individual places

103 -- 1. Forester, Sol; 2. Greiner, Hom; 3. Jauregui, Sky; 4. Fennell, Hom; 5. Coots, Sew; 6. Hampton, Ken; 7. Delego, Nik; 8. Brown, Ken.

119 -- 1. Madrid, Ken; 2. Phipps, Sky; 3. Smith, Hou; 4. Scott, Hom; 5. Mazurek, Nik; 6. Johnson, Nik.

125 -- 1. Lasky, Sky; 2. Redford, Hou; 3. Johnson, Sew.

130 -- 1. Belgarde, Hou; 2. Wilson, Hom; 3. McCaughey, Nik; 4. Savely, Sky; 5. Amberg, Sew; 6. Olick, Ken; 7. Gross, Hou; 8. Shangin, Sol.

135 -- 1. LaShot, Ken; 2. Cleveland, Sky; 3. James, Hom; 4. Cameron, Sol; 5. Habel, Nik; 6. Shell, Hou.

140 -- 1. Davis, Sew; 2. Chartier, Sel; 3. Gardner, Sky; 4. Fuller, Sol; 5. Boye, Nik; 6. Svymbersky, Hom; 7. O'Dell, Ken; 8. Grimes, Sew.

145 -- 1. Goracke, Sol; 2. Rininger, Sew; 3. Wagenaar, Sky; 4. Boden, Hom; 5. Payton, Sel; 6. Haynes, Nik; 7. Warton, Sol.

152 -- 1. Morse, Sky; 2. Butler, Ken; 3. Stone, Sol; 4. Harvey, Hou; 5. Simpson, Sol; 6. Grimm, Nik; 7. Elde, Sew.

160 -- 1. Howarth, Sol; 2. Erickson, Hou; 3. Rohr, Sky; 4. Hedigar, Hom; 5. Whitmore, Sol; 6. Merchant, Ken; 7. Smyth, Hou.

171 -- 1. Gaddis, Sky; 2. Pollack, Hom; 3. Borja, Sew; 4. Bjore; 5. Clock, Sew; 6. Vasile, Sol; 7. Nelson, Ken; 8. Oliveira, Sel.

189 -- 1. Rainwater, Sky; 2. Simpson, Sol; 3. Weaver, Hom; 4. Geagel, Sel.

215 -- 1. Shurtleff, Hou, 2. Collier, Sel; 3. Letzring, Sol; 4. Crum, Hom; 5. Weigle, Sol.

275 -- 1. Brantley, Sol; 2. Boll, Sol.

Skyview Team Duals

Skyview, Houston, Soldotna and Nikiski's junior varsity got together Friday for a series of dual meets. Because most teams did not have a full team present, it was more a scrimmage than it was official dual meets.

SKYVIEW 40, HOUSTON 18

103 -- Alex Jauregui, Sky, won by forfeit.

119 -- Cody Phipps, Sky, won by forfeit.

125 -- Cody Redford, Hou, won by forfeit.

130 -- Jake Savely, Sky, t.f. Jesse Gross, 15-0.

135 -- Jesse Belgarde, Hou, dec. Brandon Cleveland, 9-7.

140 -- Jake Mork, Sky, p. Brittany Shell, 0:58.

145 -- Tom Wagenaar, Sky, p. Ryan Dickey, 0:54.

152 -- Nate Morse, Sky, t.f. Dan Harvey, 4:52.

160 -- Brett Erickson, Hou, dec. Zach Rohr, 8-3.

171 -- Vance Gaddis, Sky, p. Brandy Harvey, 0:51.

215 -- Russell Shurtleff, Hou, won by forfeit.

SOLDOTNA VS. HOUSTON

130 -- Shangin, Sol, p. Gross, 1:47.

135 -- Belgarde, Hou, dec. Kauffman, 8-2

140 -- Fuller, Sol, p. Shell.

145 -- Warton, Sol, p. Dickey.

152 -- Harvey, Hou, dec. Simpson, 5-4.

160 -- Erickson, Hou, dec. Stone, 4-2.

171 -- Vasile, Sol, p. Harvey.

171 -- Whitemore, Sol, p. Bjore.

215 -- Shurtleff, Hou, p. Letzring, 1:53.

SOLDOTNA VS. NIKISKI JV

112 -- Foster, Sol, dec. Clark, 8-6.

130 -- McCaughey, Nik, p. Shangin, 1:25.

135 -- Cameron, Sol, m.d. Habel, 11-3.

140 -- Kaufmann, Sol, p. Boye, 4:40.

145 --Haynes, Nik, p. Fuller, 1:58.

145 -- Warton, Sol, p. Grimm, 0:55.

152 -- Stone, Sol, m.d. Wicker, 10-2.

SOLDOTNA VS. SEWARD

112 -- Foster, Sol, t.f. Coots, 18-1.

130 -- Shangin, Sol, p. Johnson, 0:49.

135 -- Cameron, Sol, dec. Amberg, 8-3.

145 -- Warton, Sol, p. Grimes, 1:08.

152 -- Simpson, Sol, p. Elde, 1:06.

171 -- Whitmore, Sol, p. Clock, 2:43.

171 -- Borja, Sew, p. Vasile, 1:20.

SEWARD VS. HOUSTON

103 -- Coots, Sew, won by forfeit.

125 -- Redford, Hou, won by forfeit.

130 -- Johnson, Sew, dec. Grass, 11-7.

135 -- Belgarde, Hou, p. Amberg, 3:11.

140 -- Davis, Sew, p. Shell, 5:16.

145 -- Grimes, Sew, p. Dickey, 0:30.

152 -- Harvey, Hou, p. Elde, 3:56.

160 -- Erickson, Hou, p. Borja, 5:21.

171 -- Bjore, Hou, p. Clock, 2:41.

189 -- Shurtleff, Hou, won by forfeit.

NIKISKI JV VS. SKYVIEW

103 -- Jauregui, Sky, dec. Penhale, 6-1.

119 -- Phipps, Sky, m.d. Mazurek, 13-2.

125 -- Lasky, Sky, p. Johnson, 13-0.

130 -- McCaughey, Nik, dec. Savely, 7-4.

135 -- Cleveland, Sky, m.d. Habel, 17-4.

140 -- Mork, Sky, p. Haynes, 1:28.

145 -- Wagenaar, Sky, dec. Wicker, 13-6.

152 -- Morse, Sky, t.f. Grimm, 15-0.

103 -- Jauregui, Sky, p. Delago, 5:26.

145 -- Wagenaar, Sky, p. Boye, 5:49.

Kenai vs. Homer

Kenai took on Homer in dual wrestling Friday in Homer, but was unable to produce a win. Homer defeated Kenai 48-27. Lack of Kardinals wrestlers led to four forfeits and valuable points for the Mariners wrestling squad. Homer scored pins from the 103-, 130-, and 160-pound weight classes, and gave up only one pin in the 135-pound division.

HOMER VS. KENAI DUALS

At Homer

Friday

TEAM SCORES -- 1. Homer, 48; 2. Kenai, 27

103 -- L. Greiner, Hom, p. A. Brown, Ken, 1:09

112 -- E. Hampton, Ken, won by forfeit

125 -- M. Garroutte, Hom, won by forfeit

130 -- W. Wilson, Hom, p. A. Olick, Ken, 4:59

135 -- J. Lashot, Ken, p. T. James, Hom, 3:09

140 -- C. O'Dell, Ken, maj. dec. M. Svymbersky, Hom, 11-0

152 -- K. Butler, Ken, dec. T. Boden, Hom, 8-5

160 -- A. Hediger, Hom, p. R. Merchant, Ken, 3:44

171 -- J. Pollack, Hom, p. S. Nelson, Ken, 2:47

189 -- J. Weaver, Hom, won by forfeit

215 -- B. Morris, Hom, won by forfeit

HWT -- C. Crum, Hom, won by forfeit



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