Wrestling roundup: Top Dog, Monster Mash girls and boys, King of the Mountain

Grace Christian won the Top Dog Invite on Friday and Saturday at Nikiski High School.

The Grizzlies scored 206.5 points, while runner-up Colony had 198.5. From the peninsula, Homer was third at 187.5, Nikiski was fourth at 183.5, Kenai was ninth at 102 and Soldotna was 10th at 79.

Picking up championships for the Mariners were Anthony Kalugin at 189 and Mose Hayes at 160. Taking second for Homer were Austin Cline at 119, Afony Reutov at 140, Edson Knapp at 171 and Alex Hicks at 285.

The Mariners received fourth-place finishes from Antonin Murachev at 152 and Ryan Hicks at 215, while Nick Barber was fifth at 285.

The hosts received championships from Jaryn Zoda at 130 and Koleman McCaughey at 171. Brady Bostic at 135, Mason Payne at 152 and Caileb Payne at 189 were third, while Jordan Fleming at 135, Caleb Weeks at 140 and Destiny Martin at girls 125 were fourth.

Timothy Goodnight (171) was fifth, while Carlos Rodriguez (103) and Dwight Mullins (152) were sixth.

Rocky Sherbahn nabbed a title at 215 for Kenai, while Talon Whicker was second at 112, Owen Whicker was third at 112, Andrew Gaethle was fourth at 130 and Isaiah Ticknor was sixth at 135.

For Soldotna, which also had a team up in Anchorage, Rollin Madden was third at 125, Simon Secor was fourth at 112, Saiyan Baker was fifth at 130 and Thomas Anderson was sixth at 140.

Soldotna wrestlers take 5th at Monster Mash Duals

The Soldotna wrestling team took fifth place at the Monster Mash Duals at South Anchorage on Saturday.

The Stars lost to Lathrop 54-21, defeated Palmer 50-27, lost to Wasilla 36-35, lost to Colony 56-24, defeated Bethel 48-36, lost to South 66-9 and defeated East 42-26.

Aaron Faletoi led the Stars by going 7-0 at 215 pounds, while Sean Babitt was 6-1 at 171 and 189, and Jakob Brown was 5-2 at 130.

Homer, Soldotna compete at Womens Monster Mash Tournament

Homer’s Rayana Vigil and Soldotna’s Vydell Baker and Amanda Wylie won titles at the Women’s Monster Mash Tournament at South High School in Anchorage over the weekend.

Baker took her title by going 5-0 at 125, while Wylie was also 5-0 at 160. Also for the Stars, Trinity Donovan was third at 145.

For Homer, Vigil went 2-0 at 189 for the victory. Also for the Mariners, Sadie Blake at 125 and Mischelle Wells at 135 were second, Mina Cavasos at 119 and Mariah Grimes at 160 were third and Autumn Daigle was fifth.

Seward hosts JAG “King of the Mountain”

Seward High School hosted the JAG “King of the Mountain” tournament on Friday and Saturday, with a pair of Seahawks picking up individual crowns.

Dylan Marcus took first place at 285, while Pricilla Stoltz took first place for the girls at 135.

Marcus Lastimosa at 285 was second, while Lucas Brockman at 160, Kekoa Albino at 215 and Taylor Arrowwood at girls 145 were third.

Angela Tinker took fourth for Seward at 130 girls, while Jacob Wendt was fifth at 130B.

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