• Eagles edge Black Tornado in dual meet

  • Eagle Point edged North Medford 35-34 in a nonconference wrestling dual that came down to the wire at North Medford High on Wednesday.

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  • Eagle Point edged North Medford 35-34 in a nonconference wrestling dual that came down to the wire at North Medford High on Wednesday.
    In need of a pin to give his team the lead, North Medford's Colby Deskins defeated Kaden Crandall via major decision 15-5 in the 138-pound bout. Travis Woods' forfeit victory in the final match of the night sealed the win for the Eagles.
    Austin Mitchell (106), Kaden Johnson (170), Dakota Greenwade (182) and Reid Shipley (195) all had pins for the Black Tornado, which dropped to 1-3 in duals. Shipley again jumped up in weight classes, this time dispatching EP's Trevor Olsen, ranked No. 2 in 5A at 195, in 4:55.
    Eagle Point's Manny Valdovinos, ranked No. 1 at the 5A level as a heavyweight, scored a 2-1 win over Marlon Campos, No. 4 at the 6A level, to highlight the action for the Eagles.
    106 — Austin Mitchell, NM, pinned Loren Denn, 1:14; 113 — Tyler Pearson, NM, pinned Damian Gonzalez, :49; 120 — Eddie Perez, EP, pinned Nico Baldovino, 1:51; 126 — Aaron Lorenz, EP, dec. Matt Hogan, 7-2; 132 — Alek Callahan, EP, major dec. Tyler Crist, 12-4.
    138 — Colby Deskins, NM, major dec. Kaden Crandall, 15-5; 145 — Travis Woods, EP, forfeit; *152 — Edward Martinez, EP, forfeit; 160 — Caleb Ash, EP, major dec. Dom Barnett, 18-6.
    170 — Kaden Johnson, NM, pinned Sean McKenzie, 3:20; 182 — Dakota Greenwade, NM, pinned Jake Lilley, :35; 195 — Reid Shipley, NM, pinned Trevor Olsen, 4:55; 220 — Alejandro Valle-Romero, EP, dec. Jacob Kasper, 7-4; 285 — Manny Valdovinos, EP, dec. Marlon Campos, 2-1.
    * starting weight
    CRATER 69, SOUTH MEDFORD 6 — At Central Point, Crater used six pins and wins at 13 of the 14 weights to easily claim the Southern Oregon Hybrid dual on Veterans Appreciation Night at Crater High.
    Walter Kurz (106), Ben Larkins (113), Truman Winningham (126), Jerry DeLaFuente (152), Jacob Young (170) and Mike Rios (285) all earned pins for the Comets.
    Luis Ayala scored a pin at 120 pounds for South Medford.
    *106 — Walter Kurz, C, pinned Anthony Ortega, :38; 113 — Ben Larkins, C, pinned Jesh Knutson, 1:00; 120 — Luis Ayala, SM, pinned Jordan Saling, 3:25; 126 — Truman Winningham, C, pinned Sam Roberson, 3:21; 132 — Dillon Ulrey, C, dec. Nik Hegler, 6-4.
    138 — Nate Walters, C, dec. Ruben Mendez, 8-4; 145 — D.J. Todd, C, dec. Nate Roberson, 6-2; 152 — Jerry DeLaFuente, C, pinned Josh Hall, 1:40; 160 — Chase Mackey, C, forfeit.
    170 — Jacob Young, C, pinned Stephen Moulard, 2:25; 182 — Sam Herberger, C, forfeit; 195 — Jon Abrams, C, forfeit; 220 — Derek Turituri, C, forfeit; 285 — Mike Rios, C, pinned Dominique Harris, :32.
    * starting weight
    PHOENIX EARNS SWEEP — At Murphy, Phoenix's Riley Dodd scored a pair of falls at 138 pounds to highlight a strong showing by the Pirates as they swept a three-way meet with North Valley and host Hidden Valley. Phoenix beat the Knights 52-15 and the Mustangs 42-30.
    Dodd, a returning state qualifier, pinned North Valley's Dylan Dupont in 2:42 but the highlight of his night was during a tight match with fifth-ranked Josh Marshall of Hidden Valley. Dodd and Marshall were tied at 6-all when the Phoenix senior took the advantage and ultimately earned a pin in 5:21.
    Phoenix improved to 3-1 with the Skyline Conference sweep.
    TEAM SCORE — Phoenix 52, North Valley 15.
    106 — Richard Orndorff, P, dec. Luke Valley, 10-9; 113 — David Cornish, NV, tech. fall Knute Thompson, 16-0; 120 — Double forfeit; 126 — Briana Jantzer, NV, forfeit; 132 — Jacob Willis, P, pinned Tracy Draper, :46.
    138 — Riley Dodd, P, pinned Dylan Dupont, 2:42; 145 — Braden Vega, P, pinned Austin Neill, 3:56; 152 — Kyle Bradfield, P, dec. Randy Nicholson, 8-1; 160 — Eleazar De Luca, P, tech. fall Hector Garcia, 20-5.
    170 — Ryan Clarkin, NV, major dec. Ismael Rubio, 12-2; 182 — Aaron Hutchinson, P, forfeit; 195 — Tylor Hudson, P, forfeit; 220 — Cory Raffensperger, P, pinned Dustin Holder, :31; *285 — Steven Sharbono, P, forfeit.
    * starting weight
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    TEAM SCORE — Phoenix 42, Hidden Valley 30.
    106 — Knute Thompson, P, pinned Jared Hopkins, 3:25; 113 — Richard Orndorff, P, pinned Tanner Simpson, 3:57; 120 — AJ Munoz, HV, forfeit; 126 — Ben Haley, HV, forfeit; 132 — Nick Renfro, P, dec. Zach Hallmark, 7-2.
    138 — Riley Dodd, P, pinned Josh Marshall, 5:21; 145 — Braden Vega, P, dec. Chance Anderson, 6-4; 152 — Seth Sotelo, HV, pinned Kyle Bradfield, P, 2:33; 160 — Eleazar De Luca, P, pinned Ken Johnson, 2:27.
    170 — Ismael Rubio, P, dec. Jacob King, 9-2; 182 — Tylor Hudson, P, dec. Spencer Sotelo, 6-4; 195 — Brad Hyatt, HV, pinned Cory Raffensperger, 2:42; 220 — Jesse King, HV, forfeit; *285 — Steven Sharbono, P, forfeit.
    * starting weight
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