Delayed wrestling season gets started on peninsula


The wrestling season, which had been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, got started with a pair of meets Saturday.

Kenai hosted Nikiski and Soldotna hosted Homer. No team scores were kept as the teams matched up wrestlers.

Homer-Soldotna matchups

135 — Ezekiel Miller, Sol, p. Austin Cline, 5:27; 140 — Isaac Chavarria, Sol, t.f. Chris Martishev, 4:58; 160 — Wayne Mellon, Sol, t.f. Foma Kuzmin, 1:44; 160 — Saiyan Baker, Sol, p. Foma Kuzmin, 0:28; 171 — Hunter Richardson, Sol, dec. Nestor Kalugin, 6-3; 215 — Liam Babitt, Sol, p. Edson Knapp, 1:01; 285 — Logan Katzenberger, Sol, p. Charles Van Meter, 0:12; 140 — Austin Cline, Hom, p. Cassius Miller, 4:34; 140 — Chris Martishev, Hom, p. Nicholas Rackley, 1:01; 152 — Logan Duyck, Sol, p. Kelsey Reutov, 1:13; 160 — Saiyan Baker, Sol, Kelsey Reutov, 3:21; 189 — Sean Babitt, Sol, p. Nestor Kalugin, 1:26; 215 — Kevin Steger, Sol, p. Bruce Graham, 1:08; 215 — Edson Knapp, Hom, dec. Julian Yakunin, 12-7; 285 — Taylor Shouweiler, Sol, p. Charles Van Meter, 0:24.

Kenai-Nikiski matchups

119 — Lincoln Alton, Ken, p. Josh Martin, 2:46; 125 — Josh Martin, Nik, p. Grace Asi, 2:51; 145 — Jaden Gardner, Ken, p. Hunter Neal, 1:00; 145 — Andrew Gaethle, Ken, p. Hunter Neal, 0:50; 152 — Andrew Gaethle, Ken, dec. Jaryn Zoda, 2-0; 160 — Rey Perez, Ken, p. Sam Yerkes, 4:27; 171 — Koleman McCaughey, Nik, p. Rey Perez, 2:25; 215 — Caileb Payne, Nik, p. Morgan Starks, 0:51; 285 — Morgan Starks, Ken, p. Robert Isabel, 0:41; 285 — Mayaac Schmit, Nik, p. Donovan Wynn, 1:07; 285 — Robert Isabel, Nik, p. Donovan Wynn, 1:35.

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