Winning the Southern Cascade League title seemed like a pretty bold goal this spring considering the recent history of the Cascade Christian...
PHOENIX — Top-ranked 152-pounder Eleazar Deluca carried Phoenix with a big win over fifth-ranked Aaron Boatright of Mazama as the Pirates captured a 43-36 Skyline Conference wrestling victory Monday.
Deluca's 11-3 triumph and an upset win by teammate Steven Sharbono 285 sparked Phoenix.
Sharbono, ranked seventh, edged the fourth-ranked 220-pounder, Trevor Derra, 2-1. Derra, who moved up a weight class, defeated Sharbono the last time the two squared off.
Each team forfeited in three weight classes.
The Pirates finished the season 4-1 in the conference.
106 — Richard Orndorff, P, pinned Jesse Harris; 113 — Caleb Winebarger, M, pinned Knute Thompson; 120 — Tyler Delancy, M, won by forfeit; 126 — Darrold Vaughn, M, won by forfeit; 132 — Jacob Willis, P, pinned James Sheldon;
138 — Riley Dodd, P, won by forfeit; 145 — Jordan Rose, M, pinned Braden Vega; 152 — Eleazar De Luca, P, def. Aaron Boatright, 11-3; 160 — Ismael Rubio, P, pinned Gus Bratton;
170 — Justin McCreadie, P, won by forfeit; 182 — Aaron Hutchinson, P, won by forfeit; *195 — Jake Cox, M, won by forfeit; 225 — Tyler Garrard, M, pinned Cory Raffensperger; 285 — Steven Sharbono, P, def. Trevor Dara, 2-1.