Wolves get split at league double dual
WEST LINN — The Tualatin High School wrestling team came away with a split when it faced West Linn and Lakeridge in a Three Rivers League double dual match held last Thursday at West Linn High School.
The Timberwolves first fell 45-27 against West Linn, but they bounced back strong to get a 60-15 win over Lakeridge.
With the split, Tualatin moved to 1-3 in TRL dual matches.
In last week's match with West Linn, the Wolves had three wrestlers win by fall.
At 126 pound's, Tualatin junior Sami Victoriano pinned Jack Wall in a time of 5 minutes and 21 seconds. At 132, Tualatin junior Connor Lennehan defeated Jake Heinan in 0:24. Then, at 220, Timberwolf senior Anakin Rivera pinned Brian MacClanathan in 0:54.
In another key match, Tualatin senior Jarius Jackson got a 4-2 overtime decision win over Tyler Good at 195 pounds.
Also for the Wolves in that match, senior Kahlon Eyman got a 3-0 decision win over Samuel Montagot at 145 and sophomore Jake Reser got a 6-4 decision win over Cade Miller at 152.
Tualatin picked up three more wins by fall in the match against Lakeridge.
Freshman Chad Kailuli won the 113-pound match by pin. Lennehan got a pin at 132 and Eyman triumphed at 145 by fall.
Getting decision wins for Tualatin were sophomore Cody Van Meter, at 170, and Jackson at 195. Winning by forfeit were junior Joshua Allen at 106, junior Argenys Abarca-Lopez at 120, Victoriano at 126, senior Christian Bostick at 160, Rivera at 220 and junior Gavin Moore at 285.
The Wolves also took first place in the team standings at the Don York Invitational, held Friday and Saturday at Cleveland High School. Tualatin took first place in the team standings at the 16-school event with 319 points. Sandy took second place with a score of 276.
Moore won a tournament title for Tualatin in the 220-pound weight bracket.
Moore went 4-0 at the tournament, getting a 2-1 decision win over his Timberwolf teammate, Rivera, in the 220 championship match.
Also for the Wolves at the tournament, Arbarca-Lopez was second at 113, Jackson was second at 195, Rivera was second at 220, Kaiuli was third at 106, junior Pablo Rubio was third at 182, Lennehan was fourth at 132, senior Michael Saucedo was fourth at 160, Bostick was fifth at 160, Victoriano was sixth at 126, Eyman was sixth at 145 and Reser was sixth at 152.
Tualatin was scheduled to wrestle at Sherwood in a league dual match on Wednesday. Results of that match weren't available when the Times went to press. The Wolves will next be in action when they compete at the Oregon Wrestling Classic, which will be held Friday and Saturday at the First Interstate Bank Fair & Expo Complex in Redmond.