Four of 10 victories for the North Medford wrestling team were pins Thursday as the Black Tornado made quick work of Sheldon for a 53-21 Southwest Conference dual triumph at North Medford High School.
At 170 pounds, North Medford’s Matthew Smith needed just 57 seconds to pin Sheldon’s Tyler Sessions for one of the quickest matches of the evening.
The Black Tornado also received pins from Julian Stone at 285 pounds, Ethan Miller at 120 and Thomas Hamilton at 138. Stone pinned Sheldon’s Matthew Metcalf in 3:29, Miller got Rudy Zambrano in 3:07 and Hamilton locked up Zachary Tisher in 4:38.
North Medford, which was the beneficiary of three Sheldon forfeits, also received a commanding win by 152-pounder Andres Ramirez, who outworked Walker Lutz to earn a 21-6 technical fall victory in 2:38.
TEAM SCORE: North Medford 53, Sheldon 21.
106 — Enrique Jaime, NM, won by forfeit; 113 — Theodore Coombs, S, dec. Calvin Cox, 1-0; 120 — Ethan Miller, NM, pinned Rudy Zambrano, 3:07; 126 — Benjamin Zeigler, NM, won by forfeit; 132 — Dominic Deitrick, NM, dec. Adam Bratland, 7-5;
138 — Thomas Hamilton, NM, pinned Zachary Tisher, 4:38; 145 — Tyler Wright, S, pinned Robert Cox, 2:44; 152 — Andres Ramirez, NM, tech. fall Walker Lutz, 21-6; 160 — Brayden Smith, S, pinned Petelo Va`a, 4:29; 170 — Matthew Smith, NM, pinned Tyler Sessions, 0:57;
182 — Chance Murray, S, pinned Nick Hardage, 0:28; 195 — Michael Rucker, NM, won by forfeit; 220 — Praise Viliamu, NM, dec. Benjamin Lutz, 15-8; 285 — Julian Stone, NM, pinned Matthew Metcalf, 3:29.
CASCADE CHRISTIAN SPLITS DUAL: At Glide, Trayson Weidman and Max Valle both claimed a pair of big wins for Cascade Christian against Rogue River and Glide in the Special District 4 dual.
The Challengers topped Rogue River, 22-6, but were upended by Glide, 48-22.
At 120 pounds, Weidman collected pins over Glide’s Bailey Wentz and the Chieftains’ Makai Jacob, while Valle won by technical fall over Glide’s Gabe Syverson and followed with a pin of . Rogue River’s Carsen Smith.
Glide 48, Cascade Christian 22
113 — Gabe Vidlak, CC, tech. fall Gage Dill, 15-0; 120 — Trayson Weidman, CC, pinned Bailey Wentz, 4:55; 126 — Max Valle, CC, tech. fall Gabe Syverson, 18-3; 132 — Kasey Collier, G, won by forfeit.
138 — Gunnar Thompson, CC, inj. default over David Cox; 145 — Giovanni Allison, G, won by forfeit; 152 — Isaiah Jordon, G, won by forfeit; 160 — Rhett Syverson, G, won by forfeit; 170 — Ethan Espinosa, G, won by forfeit;
182 — Cayden Kangiser, G, won by forfeit; 220 — Collyn Potter, G, won by forfeit; 285 — Zack Welker, G, won by forfeit.
Cascade Christian 24, Rogue River 6
113 — Gabe Vidlak, CC, won by forfeit; 126 — Trayson Weidman, CC, pinned Makai Jacob, 1:00; 132 — Max Valle, CC, pinned Carsen Smith, 0:45; 138 — Gunnar Thompson, CC, pinned Cameron Homes, 3:00; 285 — Gabryel Echaide, RR, won by forfeit.
RV ADVENTIST 53, PROSPECT 22: Trevor Haugen racked up 21 points and six rebounds in limited minutes as Rogue Valley Adventist’s sizable lead was enough reason to relieve its starters three minutes into the second half of the Mountain Valley League win.
Nathaniel James chipped in 10 points and six rebounds for the Red Tail Hawks (19-5, 12-3 MVL), who can wrap up second place in the MVL with a victory over Triad on Saturday.
RV ADVENTIST 34, PROSPECT 20: Savannah Zamora caught fire in the second half, scoring 14 of her 20 points to rally Rogue Valley Adventist from a lackluster start on its home court.
Prospect held a 12-8 advantage on the Red Tail Hawks (10-11, 5-6 MVL) at halftime, but RVA outscored the Loggers 16-4 in the third quarter to take control.
Zamora also had five rebounds, three assists and four steals, with teammate Zoe Belovitch going for six points and five rebounds.