Homer’s Mischelle tries to flip Nikiski’s Tawnisha Freeman over during the Best Western Bidarka Round Robin Rumble wrestling tournament Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer’s Mischelle tries to flip Nikiski’s Tawnisha Freeman over during the Best Western Bidarka Round Robin Rumble wrestling tournament Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 in the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer wrestlers take Round Robin Rumble

The Homer wrestling team kicked off the season by winning the Best Western Bidarka Round Robin Rumble on Saturday in Homer.

The Mariners tallied 200 points for the victory, while Soldotna had 169, Nikiski had 124 and Kenai Central had 51.

Leading Homer to the crown by taking individual championships were Austin Cline at 125, Mose Hayes at 160, Edson Knapp at 171, Anthony Kalugin at 189, Ryan Hicks at 215, Cecilia Fitzpatrick at 119 girls and Sadie Blake at 130 girls.

Taking championships for the Stars were Salvatore McMaster at 103, Isaac Chavarria at 135, Jakob Brown at 140, Zach Burns at 145, Max Rogers at 285 and Trinity Donovan at 145 girls.

Nikiski received championships from Joey Yourkoski at 119, Jaryn Zoda at 130 and Mason Payne at 152.

Best Western Bidarka Round Robin Rumble

Saturday in Homer

Team scores: 1. Homer, 200; 2. Soldotna, 169; 3. Nikiski, 124; 4. Kenai Central, 51.

103 — 1. Salvatore McMaster, Sol; 2. Zander Moore, Hom; 3. Carlos Rodriguez, Nik. 119 — 1. Joey Yourkoski, Nik; 2. Owen Whicker, Ken; 3. Simon Secor, Sol; 4. Kayden Crosby, Hom. 125 — 1. Austin Cline, Hom; 2. Russell Nyvall, Hom; 3. Rey Perez, Ken. 130 — 1. Jaryn Zoda, Nik; 2. Andrew Gaethle, Ken; 3. Saiyan Baker, Sol; 4. Michael Duncan, Hom; 5. Peyton Lawton, Sol. 135 — 1. Isaac Chavarria, Sol; 2. Brady Bostic, Nik; 3. Christian Caddock, Nik; 4. Isaiah Ticknor, Ken; 5. Yourik Bastuch, Nik; 140 — 1. Jakob Brown, Sol; 2. Jordan Fleming, Nik; 3. Thomas Anderson, Sol. 145 — 1. Zach Burns, Sol; 2. Nestor Kalugin, Hom; 3. Quinn Baze, Ken. 152 — 1. Mason Payne, Nik; 2. Cayleb Diaz, Hom; 3. Josh Hall, Sol. 160 — 1. Mose Hayes, Hom; 2. Simon Grenier, Nik; 3. Pedro Souza, Nik; 4. Dakota Moonin, Hom; 5. Zach Halstead, Ken; 6. Clifford McElrea, Sol. 171 — 1. Edson Knapp, Hom; 2. Jordan Henley, Sol; 3. Timothy Goodnight, Nik; 4. Isaac Denbrock, Ken. 189 — 1. Anthony Kalugin, Hom; 2. Sean Babitt, Sol; 3. Koleman McCaughey, Nik; 4. Liam Babitt, Sol; 5. Casper Von, Hom. 215 — 1. Ryan Hicks, Hom; 2. Conor Boyd, Sol. 285 — 1. Max Rogers, Sol; 2. Alex Hicks, Hom; 3. Logan Katzenberger, Sol; 4. Charles Van Meter, Hom; 5. Nick Barber, Hom. 119G — 1. Cecilia Fitzpatrick, Hom; 2. Ann Graham, Hom. 130G — 1. Sadie Blake, Hom; 2. Alicia Bianchi, Hom. 145G — 1. Trinity Donovan, Sol; 2. Mischelle Wells, Hom; 3. Tawnisha Freeman, Nik.

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