• Pirates place third, advance 11 in Skyline tournament

  • KLAMATH FALLS — Phoenix placed third in the Skyline Conference wrestling tournament at Mazama High and advanced 11 to next week's District 3 regional tournament.

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  • KLAMATH FALLS — Phoenix placed third in the Skyline Conference wrestling tournament at Mazama High and advanced 11 to next week's District 3 regional tournament.
    Henley ran away with the title, crowning eight champions and advancing 19 to regionals. The Hornets scored 468.5 points, followed by Klamath Union (324.5) and Phoenix (217).
    The top four in each weight class qualified for regionals next week at South Umpqua. The top four at regionals move on to state.
    Phoenix had four in the finals Saturday, but none met with favorable results.
    The Pirates' Izzy Rubio lost by a technical fall at 160 pounds, and teammates Austyn Snow (126), Kyle Bradfield (145) and Garrett Truax (170) all were defeated by falls.
    Truax, an unseeded freshman, recorded a thrilling win in the semifinals when he pinned No. 2 seed Will Ruiz of Klamath Union in 3:27.
    Phoenix got thirds from Ezequiel Flores (120) and Braden Vega (138) and fourths from Richard Orndorff (113), Knute Thompson (120), Trace Vega (152), Cory Raffensperger (195) and Jeremiah Meadors (285).
    TEAM SCORES — Henley 468.5, Klamath Union 324.5, Phoenix 217, Hidden Valley 132, North Valley 122, Mazama 58.
    CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS
    106 — Joe Britt, Hen, dec. Trevon Kuhlman, Hen, 2-0; 113 — Tyler Scott, Hen, pinned Quinton Hook, Hen, 4:53; 120 — Ronnie Bresser, Hen, pinned Chase Femlund, Hen, 4:00; 126 — Conner Noonan, Hen, pinned Austyn Snow, Pho, 1:07; 132 — Zech Bresser, Hen, pinned A.J. Munoz, HV, 3:48.
    138 — Tee Nguyen, KU, inj. default over Rowdy Wells, Maz; 145 — Calvin Tillery, Hen, pinned Kyle Bradfield, Pho, 1:41; 152 — Chance Anderson, HV, inj. default over Austin Tillery, Hen; 160 — Gary Jantzer, Hen, tech. fall Izzy Rubio, Pho, 16-1.
    170 — Chase Anderson, KU, pinned Garrett Truax, Pho, 3:27; 182 — Phil Morse, KU, maj. dec. Gray Prescott, KU, 13-3; 195 — Mitch Mirande, KU, dec. Brad Hyatt, HV, 7-4; 220 — Eli Noonan, Hen, pinned Sterling Westfall, 3:51; 285 — Stephen Noonan, Hen, pinned Xavier Rodriguez, KU.
    THIRD-FOURTH PLACE
    106 — Brndon Peterson, NV, dec. Jared Hoppins, HV, 6-5; 113 — Luke Valle, NV, pinned Richard Orndorff, Pho, no time; 120 — Ezequiel Flores, Pho, dec. Knute Thompson, Pho, 11-5; 126 — Bee Nguyen, KU, dec. David Cornish, NV, 11-4; 132 — Nick Ogbom, KU, forfeit over Jeremiam Leonard, Hen.
    138 — Braden Vega, Pho, dec. Gunnard Lindsey, Hen, 11-9; 145 — Trevor Anderson, KU, forfeit over Dylan DuPont; 152 — Jacob Klein, KU, dec. Trace Vega, Pho, 10-9; 160 — Ryan Clarkin, NV, pinned JJ Hughes, KU, 1:47.
    170 — Will Ruiz, KU, pinned Cody Collins, Hen, :15; 182 — James Noonan, Hen, pinned Brandon Wrezinski, HV, 3:40; 195 — Zach Cardoza, KU, pinned Cory Raffensperger, Pho, 3:38; 220 — Matt Walsh, Hen, bye; 285 — William Noonan, Hen, pinned Jeremiah Meadors, Pho, 3:55.
    FIFTH-SIXTH PLACE
    106 — Danai Erickson, Maz, bye; 113 — Mark McCallister, Pho, dec. Bodi McCaskill, NV, 6-1; 120 — Jesse Harris, Maz, dec. Beau Blossom, NV, 11-9; 126 — Juan Romero, Hen, forfeit over Patrick Williams, KU; 132 — Cedrus King, Pho, inj. default over Ben Haley, HV.
    138 — Two forfeits; 145 — Sean Allen, KU, forfeit over Jake Roberts, NV; 152 — Hayden Aubul, Hen, pinned Justin Knight, Pho, 5:50; 160 — Cody Bellenbaum, HV, pinned Martin Rosiles, Hen, 1:52.
    170 — Cody Parton, Hen, pinned Tristan Odove, HV, :37; 182 — John Baker, Hen, pinned Derick Boice, HV, 2:27; 195 — Brendon Rojas, Hen, maj. dec. Tyler Burris, Hen, 10-1; 220 — no match; 285 — Peter Trachsel, KU, inj. default over Cody Olmstead, NV.
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