SoHi commands round of wrestling duals over peninsula rivals

The Soldotna wrestling team went 3-0 Friday in a round of dual meets at Soldotna High School, beating Kenai Central, Nikiski and Homer.

The Stars defeated Kenai 51-18 and Nikiski 52-18 before meeting their match in a 39-33 dual win over Homer.

Homer had two dual wins, a 53-24 score over Nikiski and a 51-23 result over Kenai.

Among the biggest performances Friday was Soldotna’s Ezekiel Miller, who had three wins by pin, two at 119 pounds and one at 125 pounds. SoHi’s Jakob Brown had two wins at 130 pounds, one by pin and another by decision, Hunter Richardson had two wins at 140 pounds, one by decision and one by pin, and Sean Babitt had two wins at 189 pounds, one by pin and another by a medical decision.

Soldotna 51, Kenai Central 18

103 — Zack Rodman, Ken, pin 1:32 Salvatore MacMaster, Sol; 112 — Owen Whicker, Ken, win by forf; 119 — Simon Secor, Sol, win by forf; 125 — Ezekiel Miller, Sol, pin :53 Rey Perez, Ken; 130 — Jakob Brown, Sol, 10-6 dec. Andrew Gaethle, Ken; 135 — Isaiah Ticknor, Ken, win by forf; 140 — Hunter Richardson, Sol, win by forf; 145 — Zach Burns, Sol, win by forf; 152 — Dennis Taylor, Sol, win by forf; 160 — double forf; 171 — double forf; 189 – Sean Babitt, Sol, win by forf; 215 — Logan Katzenberger, Sol, win by forf; 285 — Aaron Faletoi, Sol, win by forf.

Homer 53, Nikiski 24

103 — Carlos Rodriguez, Nik, win by forf; 112 — Liam Quiner, Nik, pin 2:11 Kayden Crosby, Hom; 119 — Austin Cline, Hom, TF 18-1 Joey Yourkowski, Nik; 125 — Sadie Blake, Hom, win by forf; 130 — Jaryn Zoda, Nik, win by forf; 135 — double forf; 140 — Afony Kalugin, Hom, pin :47 Yorik Bastuck, Nik; 145 — Nestor Kalugin, Hom, win by forf; 152 — Cayleb Diaz, Hom, win by forf; 160 — Mose Hayes, Hom, pin 3:24 Mason Payne, Nik; 171 — Simon Grenier, Nik, pin 1:33 Dakota Moonin, Hom; 189 — Anthony Kalugin, Hom, pin 1:03 Caileb Payne, Hom; 215 — Ryan Hicks, Hom, win by forf; 285 — Alex Hicks, Hom, win by forf.

Soldotna 52, Nikiski 18

103 — Salvator MacMaster, Sol, pin 2:32 Carlos Rodriguez, Nik; 112 — double forf; 119 — Ezekiel Miller, Sol, pin 1:07 Joey Yourkowski, Nik; 125 — double forf; 130 — Jakob Brown, Sol, pin :59 Jaryn Zoda, Nik; 135 — Yorik Bastuck, Nik, win by forf; 140 — Hunter Richardson, Sol, pin 5:40 Jordan Fleming, Nik; 145 — Zach Burns, Sol, win by forf; 152 — Dennis Taylor, Sol, win by forf; 160 — Simon Grenier, Nik, win by forf; 171 — Mason Payne, Nik, win by forf; 189 — Sean Babitt, Sol, MD 8-0 Caileb Payne, Nik; 215 — Logan Katzenberger, Sol, win by forf; 285 — Aaron Faletoi, Sol, win by forf.

Soldotna 39, Homer 33

103 — double forf; 112 — Kayden Crosby, Hom, pin 1:06 Salvatore MacMaster, Sol; 119 — Ezekiel Miller, Sol, pin :31 Austin Cline, Hom; 125 — Simon Secor, Sol, win by forf; 130 — Jakob Brown, Sol, win by forf; 135 — Mischelle Wells, Hom, win by forf; 140 — Hunter Richardson, Sol, 8-4 dec. Afony Reutov, Hom; 145 — Zach Burns, Sol, pin 4:58 Nestor Kalugin, Hom; 152 — Cayleb Diaz, Hom, win by forf; 160 — Mose Hayes, Hom, 5-1 dec. Dennis Taylor, Sol; 171 — Dakota Moonin, Hom, win by forf; 189 — Sean Babitt, Sol, pin 1:35 Anthony Kalugin, Hom; 215 — Ryan Hicks, Hom, pin 1:08 Logan Katzenberger, Sol; 285 — Aaron Faletoi, Sol, pin 1:01 Alex Hicks, Hom.

Homer 51, Kenai 23

103 — Zack Rodman, Ken, win by forf; 112 — Owen Whicker, Ken, TF 15-0 over Kayden Crosby, Hom; 119 — double forf; 125 — Austin Cline, Hom, 8-7 dec. Rey Perez, Ken; 130 — Andrew Gaethle, Ken, win by forf; 135 — Isaiah Ticknor, Ken, win by forf; 140 — Afony Reutov, Hom, win by forf; 145 — Nestor Kalugin, Hom, win by forf; 152 — Cayleb Diaz, Hom, pin 1:08 Jason Koenig, Ken; 160 — Mose Hayes, Hom, win by forf; 171 — Dakota Moonin, Hom, win by forf; 189 — Rayana Vigil, Hom, pin 1:56 Morgan Starks, Ken; 215 — Ryan Hicks, Hom, win by forf; 285 — Alex Hicks, Hom, win by forf.

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