SOU wrestlers to host Spring Outdoor Dual
The Southern Oregon University men's and women's wrestling teams will hold the annual Spring Outdoor Dual at 4 p.m. today at Raider Stadium.
The dual will include a combination of 15 men's and women's matches lasting four minutes each. Admission is free.
The Raider men capped the 2015-16 season — their 46th straight with a winning dual record — with a 10th-place team finish at the NAIA Championships and four All-Americans: runners-up Tyler Cowger (149 pounds) Ryan McWatters (184) and eighth-place Casey Coulter (125) and Hunter Hodges (157).
In its first year of existence, SOU women's team took 11th place and produced two All-Americans: Kal Holliday (130) and Madellyn McIlwain (116), who placed sixth and eighth, respectively, at the Women's College Wrestling Association Championships.
At Hood River, Crater's Daniele Giles tied for first place after shooting a Day 2 76 in the Class 5A District 2 regional golf tournament at Indian Creek Golf Course on Tuesday.
The top four teams and top 10 individuals qualified for the state tournament. Summit won the team title with 645 strokes, the Comets were second (698) and Pendleton third (707).
Giles and Pendleton's Haley Greb finished with a two-day total of 150. Crater's Kiana Oshiro (151) was third after carding a 74 on Tuesday.
Taylor Barats (198) led Ashland and Ryleigh Gainey (197) paced Eagle Point.
TEAM SCORES: Summit 645, Crater 698, Pendleton 707, Bend 718, Hermiston 808, Ashland 824, Redmond 846, The Dalles 882, Eagle Point 885, Hood River 903, Ridgeview 920.
INDIVIDUAL SCORES (Top 5): 1, (tie) Daniele Giles, Cra, 74-76—150 and Haley Greb, Pen, 76-74—150; 3, Kiana Oshiro, Cra, 77-74—151; 4, Olivia Loberg, Sum, 76-76—152; 5, Rachel Drgastin, Sum, 80-75—155.
CRATER (698): Daniele Giles 74-76—150, Kiana Oshiro 77-74—151, McKenna Saunders 103-92—195, Falon Sonnen 106-96—202.
ASHLAND (824): Taylor Barats 102-96—198, Ava Altig 103-107—210, Mikaela Perry 103-110—213, Sophia Rooney 99-Ginny Cotton 104—203.
EAGLE POINT (885): Ryleigh Gainey 102-95—197, Sariah Bea 111-119—230, Michaela Morris 123-102—225, Nauvoo Beal 125-108—233.