Wrestling roundup: SoHi takes Jerry Palmer Invitational

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, October 29, 2016 11:48pm
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The Soldotna wrestling team won the Jerry Palmer Invitational at Bartlett High School in Anchorage on Friday and Saturday.

The Stars scored 162 points to defeat runner-up Chugiak’s 149 at the 25-team tournament.

Also from the Kenai Peninsula, Kenai Central scored 106 points to finish sixth.

Gideon Hutchison won a championship at 120 pounds and Bechler Metcalf took the title at 152 to lead the Stars.

Others in the top six for the Stars were Logan Craig in second at 98, Brayde Wolfe in third at 126, Logan Schrader in fourth at 145, Hudson Metcalf in second at 152, Talon Musgrave in second at 160, Brennen Werner in third at 170 and Abraham VanHout in second at 170.

The Kardinals received titles from Jacob Anderson at 138, Keyshawn McEnerney at 160 and Byron Dunham at 182.

Others in the top six are Ismael Urtubey in fourth at 106 and Seth Segura in fourth at 113.


Homer takes third at South meet

The Homer wrestling team took third place on Friday and Saturday in the Halloween Monster Mash Duals at South High in Anchorage.

Colony won the meet, while Wasilla was second.

At the meet, Homer lost to Lathrop 38-37, defeated Dimond 47-18, defeated Palmer 43-26, lost to Wasilla 45-36, defeated Service 54-21, defeated Eagle River 66-21, lost to Colony 45-22 and defeated South 61-24.

For Homer, Wayne Newman was 8-0 at 106, Luciano Fasulo was 8-0 at 126, Jared Brant was 8-0 at 138, Timmy Woo went 7-1 at 160/170, Tristen Cook went 7-1 at 182 and Kyle Wells went 7-0 at 195.


Barrow wins Kind of the Mountain Duals in Seward

The Barrow wrestling team finished 8-0 at the King of the Mountain Duals in Seward on Saturday to win the tournament.

Nikiski finished 4-4 at the meet, defeating Anchorage Christian Schools 42-31, losing to Barrow 58-18, losing to Kotzebue 39-27, defeating Grace Christian 42-30, defeating Nome 48-24, losing to Unalaska 39-27, losing to Seward 48-27 and defeating Houston 39-18.

Seward was also 4-4, losing to Barrow 57-18, losing to Unalaska 41-39, losing to Houston 47-36, defeating ACS 36-33, defeating Nome 46-28, losing to Kotzebue 36-33, defeating Nikiski and defeating Grace 42-33.

Voznesenka wrestled Anchorage Christian Schools at lost 48-6.

Top performers from the Kenai Peninsula were Seward’s Cole Norcross going 8-0 at 120 and Justin Cox of Nikiski going 8-0 at 132 and 138.

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