North second entering SWC semifinals
GRANTS PASS — The North Medford wrestling team advanced 12 into today's semifinals with quarterfinal victories during the opening day of the Southwest Conference district championships at Grants Pass High Friday.
Today's action begins at 11 a.m., with the championship finals slated for 5:30 p.m. The top three finishers at each weight class in the SWC tournament advance to state.
Defending champion Roseburg leads with 198.5 points, while the Black Tornado is second (154) and Grants Pass third (97).
Defending district champions Henry Cox (113 pounds) and Trent Wilson (195) both advanced with pins for North. The other Black Tornado grapplers to move on to the semifinals were Nico Baldovino (132), Luke Mackey (132), Tristan Lindi (138), Dillon Ulrey (145), Justin Geyer (152), Cole Hornbrook (152), Wyatt Westfall (170), Joshua Robbins (182), Skyler Black (220) and Daniel Ibarra (285).
Brandon Brooks (170) was South Medford's lone semifinal qualifier.
Southwest Conference Districts
TEAM SCORES — Roseburg 198.5, North Medford 154, Grants Pass 97, Thurston 81, Sheldon 58, South Medford 33, South Eugene 21, Willamette 4.
106 — Tyler Bellon, GP, pinned Brad Frasure, Thu, :59; Tommy Spence, Ros, dec. Teddy Coombs, She, 10-6; Alex Llamas, Thu, pinned Dane Backes, GP, 1:10; Hunter Sparks, Ros, pinned Chase Mitchell, NM, 1:02.
113 — Henry Cox, NM, pinned Ashton Bailey, GP, :50; Marshall Dunn, She, pinned CJ Lozano, Ros, 2:51; Trevin Bailey, GP, pinned Jake Schwartz, SM, :40; Ashton Faas, Ros, pinned Bailey Akins, Thu, 1:15.
120 — Bennett Mes, Ros, pinned Jordan Thaanum, GP, 1:34; Maxwell Corzine, Thu, pinned Victor Ruiz, SM, 2:36; Gary Thayer, She, pinned Hyrum Ormerod, NM, 4:44; Isaiah Hernandez, Ros, tech. fall Konner Borsheim, 18-3 (4:51).
126 — Austin Harris, Ros, pinned Ernesto Hernandez, NM, 1:09; Talon Lloyd, GP, pinned Gage Stroub, Wil, 1:41; Cole Brouhard, GP, dec. Bailey Humbert, Ros, 7-0; Dezmon Livingston, She, pinned Trevor Hiaasen, Thu, :29.
132 — Shane Sabins, Ros, pinned Caleb Bracco, SE, 1:33; Nico Baldovino, NM, dec. Braden Maloney, SM, 13-8; Garrett Russell, Ros, dec. T.J. Roberts, SM, 7-2; Luke Mackey, NM, pinned Kalvin Freese, Thu, 1:23.
138 — Cole Van Anrooy, Ros, pinned Cole Schumack, SM, 1:19; Tristan Lindi, NM, dec. Devin Duren, Thu, 6-0; Aidan Braun, SE, pinned Brayden Satre, GP, 4:30; Tyler Kienel, Ros, dec. Caleb Dix, NM, 12-9.
145 — Dillon Ulrey, NM, pinned Josh Beachler, SM, :39; Danny Neeley, Ros, dec. Jace Horner, Thu, 7-4; Chad Jones, Ros, pinned Logan Hirsch, SE, 1:02; Trajan Hurd, GP, pinned Dylan Wedman, NM, 2:59.
152 — Layne Van Anrooy, Ros, pinned Lane Cazier, SM, :52; Justin Geyer, NM, pinned Lucas Sabatka, Thu, 1:09; Cole Hornbrook, NM, pinned Gus Camargo, SM, :56; Austin Weaver, Ros, pinned Austin Culp, Thu, :35.
160 — David Harker, Ros, pinned Micah Burke, Thu, 1:04; Isaac Jackson, SE, dec. Jeremy Sparks, NM, 4-3; Ted Sutters, GP, dec. Brandon Jeffers, Ros, 6-2; Mason Davis, Thu, pinned Jan-Louis Benade, NM, 3:42.
170 — Wyatt Westfall, NM, pinned Zhiyu Bu, GP, :38; Brandon Brooks, SM, dec. Matthew McDowell, Ros, 8-3; Christophe Sacrison, Thu, pinned Nicholas Winetrout, NM, :31; Gage Maddux, Ros, bye.
182 — Haydn Maley, Ros, pinned Jonathinn Casaday, NM, 1:59; Logan Marsh, Thu, dec. Keaton Aronson, She, 7-2; Joshua Robbins, NM, inj. default Hayden Evans, SM, :55; Cameron Campbell, Ros, pinned Kamaki Paokaula, Thu, 1:20.
195 — Will Reddekopp, Ros, bye; Zackery Walker, Thu, pinned Hunter Albrecht, SM, 1:37; Aiden McGowan, Ros, pinned Pablo Alvarez, SE, 2:53; Trent Wilson, NM, pinned Michael Cormier, SM, :28.
220 — James Jarrett, GP, pinned Drake Romito, Thu, :19; Andru Johnson, She, pinned Moses Jackson, SM, 3:11; Jesse Webb, Ros, tech. fall Rhiley Ybarra, Thu, 16-0 (2:00); Skyler Black, NM, pinned Jared Hood, GP, 1:03.
285 — Ethan Jacuinde, GP, dec. Jackson Casteel, Thu, 6-4; Daniel Ibarra, NM, pinned Zane Poh, SE, :26; Parker Adair, Ros, dec. Nathan Eli, SM, 6-0; Aaron Little, GP, pinned Luckus Wedmore, Thu, :39.
CLASS 3A SPECIAL DISTRICT 3: At Rogue River, Illinois Valley advanced eight wrestlers into the semifinals and stands in third place after the first day of the District 3 meet.
Glide leads the team standings with 132 points. Illinois Valley has 97.5 points, while Cascade Christian (57) and Rogue River (29) are eighth and ninth, respectively.
Eric Miller, Illinois Valley's 132-pounder, moved on with a pin and a technical fall in his two matches.
Max Valle, one of four Cascade Christian wrestlers to advance, registered a pair of victories by fall and decision.
Host Rogue River has three wrestlers into the semifinals.
The district meet concludes today at Rogue River High.
TEAM SCORES — Glide 132, La Pine 101, Illinois Valley 97.5, Lakeview 89, Coquille 66.5, Creswell 63, Pleasant Hill 61, Cascade Christian 57, Rogue River 29.
106 — David Kerr, LP, pinned Ryan Vidlak, CC, 2:50; Critter Engles, IV, pinned Travis Palos, RR, :23; Tristan Wilson, LP, pinned Bailey Wentz, Gli, 1:34; Max Valle, CC, dec. Johnny Hulserman, RR, 9-5.
113 — Brandon Perez, IV, pinned Trayson Weidman, CC, 1:05; Turrell Wilson, LP, pinned Grant Walker, Gli, 3:40; Dillon St. Onge, IV, pinned Makai Jacob, RR, 1:56; Alex Dudley, LP, bye.
120 — Skyler Tidwell, Cres, pinned Johnathon Villagrana, Lak, 3:49; Gavin Decker, RR, bye; Gunner Thompson, pinned Jacob Hurt, Coq, 2:56; Tristan Ward, Lak, forfeit.
126 — Luke Valle, CC, pinned Earl Bryant, IV, 1:16; Jesse Wittenborn, Cres, pinned Austin Russell, LP, 5:10; Kody Courtright, Coq, pinned Cameron Holmes, RR, :23; Ethan Matthews, LP, pinned Ryland Parazoo, Gli, 3:34.
132 — Eric Miller, IV, tech. fall Rennie Neider, Lak, 16-0 (2:41); Kasey Collier, Gli, dec. Brady Jarret, Coq, 10-3; Mateo Blas, PH, pinned Tomas Novak, Cres, :57; Mack Crandall, Lak, dec. Louden Oleachea, LP, 3-0.
138 — Devin Sheldon, Gli, pinned Brody Dick, Lak, :50; Gavin Clawson, Coq, pinned Shawn Garcia, IV, 1:10; Bryson Bellior, Gli, pinned Dolli Alexander, Lak, :28; Jim Pray, PH, pinned Sean Brantley, LP, 1:27.
145 — Devin Freeman, Gli, pinned Andrew Tidwell, Cres, 3:26; Wyatt Yates, Coq, pinned Trevor Randall, Lak, :39; Ross Gaynor, IV, dec. Rhett Syverson, Gli, 7-2; Steven Hedlund, pinned Chase Otterbach, Coq, :57.
152 — Logan Miller, IV, pinned Cody Rodgers, Lak, :59; Nick Fozo, Gli, pinned Talon Search, Cres, :43; Wyatt McCarthy, Coq, forfeit; Knute Thompson, CC, pinned Trenton Parrett, Gli, 3:58.
160 — Dylan Potter, Gli, pinned Tanner Davis, Lak, 1:00; Tanner Hason, LP, pinned Joseph Fowler, :48; Aubrey Syverson, Gli, pinned Logan Crockett, 3:12; Gene Griffen, IV, pinned Jeramiya Yates, :57.
170 — Alex Holland, Gli, bye; Eduardo Murrieta, Lak, bye; Gage Hardy, PH, pinned Blake Nelson, Cres, 5:44; Simon Ballaine, Lake, bye.
182 — William Beard, Gli, bye; Joshua Yates, Cres, pinned Jack Burgoyne, 3:18; Brennan Moody, RR, dec. Collyn Potter, 5-1; Isaac Lewis, PH, Erick pinned Torres, LP, 1:28.
195 — Kevin Beard, Gli, bye; Xander Bowles, Cres, bye; Tyler Bryant, LP, bye; Jake Nelson, Lak, bye.
220 — Noah Casarez, PH, bye; Hunter Dodson, LP, bye; Eric Goodboe, RR, bye; Gage Yaeger, LP, bye.
285 — Michael McCully, Lak, pinned Andrew Blake, LP, 4:00; Gabryel Echaide, RR, bye; Aden Comm, LP, pinned Darren Cuff, Lak, :55; Keller Syverson, Gli, forfeit.