Homer takes 2nd at ACS Invite

Homer takes 2nd at ACS Invite

Glennallen edged Homer for the team title at the Anchorage Christian Schools Denali Auto Glass Invite on Saturday.

The tournament is considered a good preview of the small-schools state tournament. The Panthers had 197.5 points, while Homer had 162. Kenai was ninth with 90, Nikiski was 10th with 88 and Seward was 26th with 21 points.

Mose Hayes took first at 152 for Homer, while Anthony Kalugin at 189 and Alex Hicks at 285 had second-place finishes. Also for Homer, Russell Nyvall (125) and Ryan Hicks (215) were fourth, Austin Cline (119) was fifth and Afony Reutov was sixth.

Tucker Vann took a title at 160 for the Kardinals, while Rocky Sherbahn was second at 215. Also for Kenai, Talon Whicker (112) was fourth and Owen Whicker (112) was fifth.

Koleman McCaughey paced Nikiski by taking second at 171. Also for the Bulldogs, Jaryn Zoda (130) and Caileb Payne (189) were fifth.

For Seward, Dylan Marcus was fourth at 285 and Marcus Lastimosa was fifth at 285.

In the girls invitational at ACS, North Pole took the title with 167.5 points, while Homer was fourth with 62, Soldotna was ninth with 44 and Seward was 28th with 12.

Rayana Vigil took a title at 189 pounds for the Mariners, while Cecilia Fitzpatrick was second at 103.

For the Stars, Vydell Baker was third at 125, while Trinity Donovan was fourth at 145.

Seward received a sixth-place finish from Pricilla Stoltz at 125.

Stars take 2nd at Glenn Vandergaw at Dimond

The Soldotna wrestling team took second place at the Glenn Vandergaw tournament at Dimond High School in Anchorage on Saturday.

Colony won the meet with 173 points, while the Stars had 144.5.

The Stars received championships from Zach Burns at 140 pounds, Sean Babitt at 171, Aaron Faletoi at 215 and Melvin Lloyd at 285.

Dennis Taylor took second at 152 for Soldotna,while Hunter Richardson was third at 140 and Ezekial Miller was fourth at 119.

Friday, Soldotna had defeated Chugiak in a dual meet 51-12.

Soldotna 51, Chugiak 12

103 — Salvatore MacMaster, Sol, over forf; 112 — Tony Inguagiato, Chu, 10-6 dec. Hunter Secor, Sol; 119 — double forf; 125 — Scott Michael, Sol, pin 1:53 Oscar Sarra, Chu; 130 — Saiyan Baker, Sol, md 12-2 Cade Kohler, Chu; 135 — Jakob Brown, md 13-3 Elias Johnson, Chu; 140 — Hunter Richardson, Sol, 8-2 dec. Tristan Petrykievicz, Chu; 145 — Zach Burns, Sol, md 14-3 Calvin Daugherty, Chu; 152 — Dennis Taylor, Sol, pin 1:35 Colton Bobo, Chu; 160 — Grant Jones, Chu, pin 2:31 Alvin Solomona, Sol; 171 — JR Jelliff, Sol, pin 1:51 Justin Lafferty, Chu; 189 — Daniel Niebles, Chu, 11-6 dec. Sean Babitt, Sol; 215 — Aaron Faletoi, Sol, pin :26 Kohlter Mariscal, Chu; 285 — Melvin Lloyd, Sol, over forf.

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