No. 2 Menlo women drop No. 4 SOU
ATHERTON, Calif. -- The second-ranked Menlo (Calif.) women's wrestling team handled No. 4 Southern Oregon in a matchup of Cascade Conference heavyweights Monday night, winning 33-8 at Haynes-Prim Pavilion.
The Raiders picked up two individual victories: Tara Othman, the fifth-ranked 116-pounder in the NAIA, finished a 10-0 technical fall over No. 16 Taryn Ichimura in the first round and 191-pounder Kayvette Osorio took a 7-0 decision against Christie Hernandez in the finale.
SOU went to 7-2 in dual action, having taken both of its losses against the Oaks (5-0). The Raiders will complete their dual schedule at 7 p.m. Thursday in Ashland against Umpqua Community College before hosting the CCC Championships on March 1.
The Oaks - featuring four top-ranked individuals in their respective classes - took over when, leading 11-4, No. 1 116-pounder Gracie Figueroa competed up two classes and pinned No. 2 Anesia Ramirez.
Ninth-ranked Marilyn Garcia was responsible for their other win by fall at 155, turning around a 9-0 deficit against No. 4 Gladdys Palma and pinning her with less than a minute to go.
MENLO 33, SOUTHERN OREGON 8
101 - Tianna Fernandez, MC, tech. fall Karly Scott, 10-0 (2:30). (4-0)
109 - Alleida Martinez, MC, tech. fall Macie Stewart, 10-0 (1:55). (8-0)
116 - Tara Othman, SOU, tech. fall Taryn Ichimura, 10-0 (2:04). (8-4)
123 - Tiana Jackson, MC, dec. Glory Konecny, 9-0. (11-4)
130 - Gracie Figueroa, MC, p. Anesia Ramirez, 1:27. (16-4)
136 - Angela Peralta, MC, injury def. Jordyn Robson, 0:33. (21-4)
143 - Solin Piearcy, MC, dec. Sienna Ramirez, 12-3. (24-5)
155 - Marilyn Garcia, MC, p. Gladdys Palma, 5:04. (29-5)
170 - Precious Bell, MC, tech. fall Tristyn Borden, 10-0. (33-5)
191 - Kayvette Osorio, SOU, dec. Christie Hernandez, 7-0. (33-8)