Homer takes 4th at ACS Invite

Homer takes 4th at ACS Invite

Bethel won the ACS Denali Auto Glass Invite on Saturday at Anchorage Christian Schools.

The Warriors scored 154.5 points, while Homer led the Kenai Peninsula by sharing fourth place with Unalaska at 126 points. Also, Nikiski was ninth, Voznesenka was 15th, Seward was 23rd and Kenai Central was 24th.

The Mariners grabbed four individual titles. They came from Seth Inama at 125 pounds, Wayne Newman at 140, Mose Hayes at 152 and McKenzie Cook at girls 145.

The other title for the peninsula came from Voznesenka’s Maxim Kusnetsov at 119.

The Outstanding Wrestlers at the meet were 145-pounder Ben Cross of Nome for the boys and Cook for the girls.

Soldotna takes 4th at North/South

The Soldotna wrestling team took fourth place Saturday at the North/South tournament at Wasilla.

The Stars scored 86.5 points, while Colony won with 178.5. Gideon Hutchison and Aaron Faletoi led the way for Soldotna with individual titles.

At 130, Hutchison won by a 8-4 decision over Wasilla’s Hunter Hayes in the championship match. At 215, Faletoi pinned Kelton Mock of West in 1:11 in the title match.

Dennis Taylor also reached the final round for the Stars, forfeiting to South’s Christian Hudson at 152.

Also placing for Soldotna were Logan Craig in fourth at 112, Sean Babitt in fourth at 171, Brennan Werner in fourth at 215 and Melvin Lloyd in fifth at 285.

ACS Denali Auto Glass Invite

Friday, Saturday

Team scores: 1. Bethel, 154.5; 2. Glennallen, 137.5; 3. Dillingham, 130.5; 4 (tie). Homer, Unalaska 126; 6. Grace, 115.5; 7. Wrangell, 113; 8. Sitka, 105; 9. Nikiski, 101; 10. Mt. Edgecumbe, 92; 11. Nome, 86; 12. Eielson, 83.5; 13. Kotzebue, 81; 14. Craig, 80.5; 15. Voznesenka, 76; 16. Barrow, 74; 17. Redington, 61; 18. Napaskiak, 54; 19. Houston, 49; 20. Gambell, 44; 21. Quinhagak, 40; 22. Susitna Valley, 39; 23. Seward, 37; 24. Kenai Central, 33; 25. Petersburg, 26; 26. Cordova, 24; 27 (tie). ACS, Delta 23; 29. Savoonga, 20; 30. New Stuyahok, 16; 31 (tie). Hutchison, Metlakatla, Noorvik, 12; 34. Holy Rosary Academy, 11; 35. Emmonak, 10; 36. Stebbins, 7; 37 (tie). Bristol Bay, Manakotak, 6; 39. Kalskag, 4; 40. Kobuk Laugviik, 3; 41 (tie). Valdez, Nenana, 2.

Championship matches

103 — Ryan Rooney, Wra, dec. Landon Smith, Bet, 6-4; 112 — Joseph Smith, Bet, dec. Demetry Hoseth, Dil, 13-6; 119 — Maxim Kusnetsov, Voz, m.d. Jordan Korth, Gle, 17-8; 125 — Seth Inama, Hom, won by injury default over Caleb Evatt, Nom, 3:57; 130 — Blaine Henning, Una, dec. Charles Severance, Red, 7-1; 135 — Chris Williams, Dil, dec. Aaron Williams, Nap, 6-3; 140 — Wayne Newman, Hom, dec. Jesse Noden, Dil, 7-1; 145 — Ben Cross, Nom, p. Aengus Bancroft, Gle, 2:57; 152 — Mose Hayes, Hom, TB Dillon Chaney, Dil, 3-1; 160 — Hayden Lieb, Bet, dec. Gabe Martin, Gra, 5-2; 171 — Eliot Merriner, Gra, dec. Omar Powers, Del, 3-1; 189 — Caden Gerlach, Gle, p. Dillon Rooney, Wra, 1:01; 215 — Benjamin Joe, Bar, SV Seth Henning, Una, 3-1.

Third-place matches

103 — Colton Ewers, Sit, p. Correy Campbell, Gam, 0:50; 112 — Jonah Comstock, Wra, dec. Darius Tilden, 6-4; 119 — Alex Buck, Gle, p. Clarence Church, 4:13; 125 — Zach Giron, Cra, dec. John Esnardo, Una, 9-5; 130 — Lloydy Ayojiak, MtE, dec. Daniel Chakuchin, Bet, 7-5; 135 — Josh Baird, Eie, p. August Jewell, Cor, 2:31; 140 — Jacob Gagner, Sit, dec. Dustin Ruckman, Una, 10-3; 145 — Alexander Esnardo Jr., Una, won by injury default over Leon Evon, MtE; 152 — Hunter Wiederspohn, Wra, dec. Elden Cross, Nom, 6-3; 160 — Karl Sperl, Pet, won by forfeit over Laineil Guim, Hou; 171 — Anthony Kalugin, Voz, dec. Wayland Patton, Cra, 7-0; 189 — Billy Nelson, Kot, p. Nephi Tidwell, Eie, 4:21; 215 — Andrew Bergan, Kot, p. Dustin Mullins, Nik, 3:51.

Fifth-place matches

103 — Seth Jacob, Nap, m.d. Talon Whicker, Ken, 11-1; 112 — Stephen Maxie, Nap, dec. Jaryn Zoda, Nik, 7-2; 119 — Weston Slatter, SuV, dec. Owen Ford, Gra, 3-2; 125 — Zach Kolbe, Dil, p. Isaiah Hoffman, Gle, 1:57; 130 — Thomas Ooka, Sew, p. Thomas Biegel, HRA, 4:43; 135 — Jay Rick Nobleza, Bar, dec. Colton Dow, Gra, 10-4; 140 — Timber Patton, Cra, p. Moses Korth, Gle, 4:52; 145 — Gavin Hammock, Sit, dec. Austin Cramer, Gle, 6-4; 152 — Josh Bradshaw, Hom, dec. Graham Staley, Eie, 3-1; 160 — Koleman McCaughey, Nik, m.d. Luke Wegend, Cra, 8-0; 171 — Kael Gerlach, Gle, dec. Dalton Pinard, SuV, 3-1; 189 — Jon Avalnun, Gam, dec. John Welsh, Sit, 8-5; 215 — Elijah Lindley, Bet, dec. Maximus Johnson, Sit, 4-3.

Girls

Championship matches

103 — Jolie Lucas, Eie, p. Dellrae Charlie, Bet, 3:23; 112 — Starr Erikson, Nom, p. Liana Carney, Wra, 2:49; 119 — Elizabeth Schumaker, NP, dec. Tatiana Green, Eas, 11-5; 125 — Kristina Gerasimyuk, Was, p. Jaron Mute, Bet, 3:17; 130 — Shelby Ottum, Sou, m.d. Jessie Merrick, Hou, 9-1; 135 — Kaleiha Ashbury, Hut, p. Dana Woolery, Hut, 1:27; 145 — McKenzie Cook, Hom, p. Nailah Bealer, Eie, 1:12; 160 — Madison Ellis, Sou, p. Desarae Matheny, Lat, 3:04.

Third-place matches

103 — Jean Krause, Dil, p. Abbi Boucher, Was, 1:33; 112 — Autumn Poland, Lat, p. Kierstyn Bockert, Lat, 4:06; 119 — Cate Gomez, Dil, p. Heidi Warner, Was, 1:59; 125 — Mina Cavasos, Hom, m.d. Dakota Darby, NP, 12-4; 130 — Rebecca Samuelson, Bet, dec. Janice Dykes, NP, 7-1; 135 — Elizabeth Johnson, Wra, p. Victoriah Haakenson, Sou, 1:22; 145 — Danielle Johnson, Lat, p. Eve Negovanna, Bar, 2:35; 160 — Halle Savage, Una, p. Oceana Holt, Val, 2:03;

Fifth-place matches

103 — Kelsi Madson, Bet, SV Jessica McCall, Kot, 4-2; 112 — Zaida Baldwin, Kot, p. Haylee Simpson, Was, 3:49; 119 — Sadie Blake, Hom, dec. Katie Smith, Nom, 6-1; 125 — Kaitlynne Rice, Hut, won by forfeit over Zoe Covington, Col; 130 — Kenya Edwards, Hut, p. Olivia Easley, Ken, 2:45; 135 — Mae Shroyer, Kot, won by forfeit over Jasmine Hawley, Noo; 145 — Joy Katcheak, Ste, dec. Georgia Ustaszewski, Nom, 3-0; 160 — Mariah Grimes, Hom, dec. Malia Johnson, NP, 13-6.

Round robins

189 girls — 1. Jayleen Sakona, Sou; 2. Debranna Bealer, Eie; 3. Megan Parrish, NP; 4. Zhanee Cofey, Lat; 235 girls — 1. Jana Allen, Val; 2. Sandra Santos, Lat; 3. Alexis Kinegak, Bet; 4. Tharissa Thomas, Kot; 5. Alizae Brown, Pal; 285 boys — 1. Haley Osborne, MtE; 2. Ryan Smith, Bet; 3. Sam Talaiasi, Bar; 4. Ethan Hack, Nik; 5. Koby Graves, Del; 6. Connor Hottinger, Eie.

North-South Invitational

Saturday, Wasilla High School

Team scores:

1. Colony 178.5; 2. South Anchorage 178.5; 3. Wasilla 143; 4. Soldotna 86.5; 5. Palmer 43; 6. West Anchorage 31; 7. East Anchorage 30; 8. Service 20; 9. Bartlett 19.5; 10. Chugiak 19; 11. Kodiak 15; 12. Eagle River 13; 13. Dimond 12.5.

Championship finals:

103 pounds — Ad. Concepcion, Sou p. B. Pope, East 1:50; 112 — Ae. Concepcion, Sou p. T. Clapp, Col 1:22; 119 — A. Logsdon, Was d. A. Ehmann, Col 3-2; 125 — N. Mayo, Sou d. J. Hopkins, Col 3-1; 130 — G. Hutchison, Sol d. H. Hayes, Was 8-4; 135 — I. Rodman, Was d. R. Harris, Sou 13-12; 145 — S. Uhlenhake, Was d. T. Severson, Col 3-2; 152 — C. Hudson, Sou won by fft D. Taylor, Sol; 160 — S. Martin, Sou d. A. Barnes, Pal 5-3; 171— L. Hopkins, Col d. J. Anderson, Sou 9-7; 189 — L. Farris, Pal m.d. D. Niebies, Chu 11-2; 215 — A. Faletoi, Sol p. K. Mock, West 1:11;

Round robin:

140 — 1. R. Fannon, Col; 2. W. Wolff, Was; 285 — 1. H. Saafi, Sou; 2. P. Vaafuti, West.

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