Several Cougar wrestlers reached the semifinals and quarterfinals in their brackets

ARCHIVE PHOTO: TANNER RUSS - Canby's wrestlers participated in the North Bend Coast Classic and had several promising finishes in the squads first action of the season.
Canby wrestling had a big weekend, as the team went to the North Bend Coast Classic on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8 and competed against a myriad of teams.

In the 285-pound division, Kyler Boyd went 4-2 on the weekend, beginning by pinning Dillon Young of Redmond in 1:38. Though he would get pinned in his second match, Boyd entered the consolation bracket and won three straight matches, two by fall and one by decision. In the fifth round, he was pinned by Kaimana Wa'a of Crescent Valley.

At 220-pounds, Dalton Sherrill lost a decision to Cory Ewry of Clackamas, and in the second consolation round, was pinned by Jesse Brecht of Douglas/Camas Valley.

At 195-pounds, Brent Patterson was pinned in the second championship round by Loudyn Reese of Century, and then suffered a decision defeat to Domonic Chimienti of Clackamas in the third consolation round.

In the 182-pound division, Michael Clark received a bye in the first round of the bracket, and then scored a major decision 11-2 over Lane Byer of Crescent Valley to advance to the quarterfinals. Once there, Clark pinned Kolby Lavin-Williams of Douglas/Camas Valley in 1:43. In the semifinals, he suffered a 3-0 decision loss to Dustin Brown of Hidden Valley. In the consolation semifinals, he suffered another decision loss, this time 6-0 to Owen Vredenburg of Roseburg. Clark rematched Lavin-Williams in the fifth place match, and once again got the pin, this time in 1:01.

At 170-pounds, Logan Doman blazed a path to the semifinals, decisioning North Medford's Thomas Hamilton 18-13, earning a major decision over Molalla Celab Taylor (22-8), and getting the nod over Siuslaw's Riley Jennings 11-9. However, in the semifinals he lost a close decision to Roseburg's Ethan Stoner 8-5, and went into the consolation bracket. Once there, he decisioned Cottage Grove's Drew Swenson 8-3, before claiming third place by beating Danny Pacheco 10-4 at the end of the match.

In the 160-pound division, Kaden Boyd was pinned by Coquille's Brayden Clayburn in the second round of the bracket, and rebounded by pinning Cleveland's Oliver Borg at 3:41 of the next match. However, in the third round of the consolation bracket, Boyd was pinned by Crater's Nathan Santoni.

At 152 pounds, Jan Bermudez was pinned by Sandy's Leo Rios in just 2:43 in the opening match. In the second round of the consolation bracket, Bermudez moved past Hidden Valley's Brayden Morris only to be pinned by Liberty's David Ponce.

At 145 pounds, Canby's K'den McMullin went 3-2 on the weekend. McMullin started off with a pin of Woodburn's Luis Paniagua, but was pinned in the next match by Crescent Valley's Legend Lamer. Canby's own rebounded with pins of Bend's Jonovan King and Douglas/Camas Valley's Jacob Huse in the consolation bracket, but was ultimately stopped by Crook County's Brayden Duke.

Canby's Josh Rowden only had three matches at 138 pounds, and he started off by getting a 12-8 decision over Myrtle Point's Clifford Johnson. It was tough going after that, as he was pinned by Roseburg's Kahleb Diaz and North Salem's Owen Reding in succession.

At 132 pounds, Canby's Dominic Netter was pinned by Crook County's Zachary Mauras, but then scored two wins back to back. First, Netter pinned Century's Christian Ochoa in just 22 seconds, before moving on to pin Grants Pass's Ethan Diatte in 1:50. The comeback ended there, as Eagle Point's Bradey Thrash got the pin in 2:02.

At 126 pounds, Canby's Caden Millar was ousted from the bracket in the second round by Woodburn's Wesley Vasquez by fall at 1:52. Millar rebounded with a 6-2 decision of North Medford's Garibay Jace and a 32 second pin of Molalla's Wyatt Steach. Myrtle Point's Tyler Huerta put a stop to the wins though, pinning Millar 4:26 into the match.

At 120 pounds, Canby's Jonathan Zuriaga started off his weekend with a first round bye, and then a pin over Hidden Valley's Hunter Lucas. However, he lost via technical fall 17-2 to Cascade Christian's Gabe Vidlak in the quarterfinals. He rebounded by pinning Bend's Davey Smith in 35 seconds, but was stopped by Crescent Valley's Owen Cserep in 2:26.

At 113 pounds, Canby's Ty Ewers suffered back to back defeats, first to Redmond's Kagen Lawrence, and then to North Medford's Kyleigh Lopez in the consolation round.

At 106 pounds, Zach Polzel lost a major decision 12-0 to Century's Jordan Salvador, and then was pinned by Redmond's Logan Hill in 2:06.

The Canby girl wrestlers also got to compete at this tournament. At 120 pounds, Lillian Lockwood was pinned by Lylia Grissom of Grants Pass at the 5:08 mark, and was pinned yet again in the consolation semis, this time time by Cottage Grove's Richelle Rolfe. Rolfe would pin another Canby wrestler in Merissa Berge just 46 seconds into the match. Berge was pinned yet again by Bend's Charli Stewart.

At 110 pounds, Canby's Lizzy Knote suffered a pair of pins, first to Henley's Madison Shearer in the quarterfinals, and then to Grants Pass's Tiana Gilliland 1:45 into the encounter.

Canby next faces off against Tigard on the road on Thursday, Dec. 13 in a league meet.

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