Logan Doman claims district championship
Canby has itself a league champion in the form of 160-pounder Logan Doman. Doman made his presence felt with four straight wins to become the district champion. Doman pinned his first opponent, West Linn's Ladd Surprenant, in just 19 seconds, and followed that up with another pin of Tigard's Kobe McCollan in 1:19. After that, Doman defeated Lakeridge's Jared Bartunek in 10-7 decision, and sealed his title run with a 9-6 decision over West Linn's Cole Peters.
Taking second place, Canby's Stephen Rue pinned Tualatin's Brett Gydesen at 1:02 of the quarterfinal matchup. In the semifinals, Rue pinned Lakeridge's Nolan Russell at 3:25 of the matchup, and had one match to go for the first place finish. However, against Tualatin's Justin DiCola, it was not meant to be. Rue lost a major decision 12-3 to end up in second place.
Taking home the third place spot in the 285-pound division was Kyler Boyd with four wins in five outings. Boyd pinned Tualtin's Ismael Lopez-Barbosa in the opening round, followed that up with a pin over Oregon City's Zachary Zumwalt at 5:27 of the match. In the semifinals, he lost a close 3-2 decision to Tigard's Javier Velasquez. Boyd rebounded with a pin over Tigard's Johnny Nomani, and a 6-1 decision in a rematch with Zumwalt.
138-pounder Josh Rowden secured second place for Canby, and also punched his ticket to the state meet. If there was one theme to his run, it was brevity. Rowden made quick work of most of his opponents from start to finish.
The Cougar began his run with a 23 second pin over Tigard's Levi Vorvick. While his next win over West Linn's Samuel Montagot wasn't as quick (3:05), he made up for it with an 18 second pin over Tualatin's Connor Lennehan. Rowden's first place matchup was only 1:36, and it was a defeat courtesy of Oregon City's Spencer Townsend. Still, Canby's athlete had gotten to state.
Canby's Asher Chaffee will be making a trip to the state meet after finishing in fourth place at the Three Rivers League (TRL) district meet. Chaffee got his start with a bye in the first round, but was defeated by Tualatin's Chad Kailuli in 3:59. Chaffee didn't let the defeat get to him though.
The Canby 120-pounder went on a three match tear, pinning Tigard's Sharon Cousineau in 1:52, Oregon City's Travis Avery in 5:11, and Tualatin's Steven Rodriguez in 3:23. In the third place match, Chaffee once again met up with Kailuli. Unfortunately for Chaffee, the result was once again a defeat, this time coming in just 1:08.
At 160-pounds, Kaden Boyd finished in fourth place. After a bye, Boyd lost a razor thin 7-6 decision that sent him to the consolation bracket. Boyd rattled off three straight victories over Lakeridge's Tuli Freeman, Lake Oswego's Clay Lucas, and Oregon City's Kenneth Walton. In the third place matchup, Oregon City's Barrett Bicha won a 6-2 decision.
Canby 132-pounder K'den McMullin will also be at the state meet after taking fourth place. McMullin began his run with a bye but fell against Oreon City's Austin Nekvapil due to a late pin (5:55). The Cougar would rebound strongly though, receiving a bye, winning a hard fought decision against West Linn's Samuel Sulwold (13-11), and winning a 9-2 decision over Lake Oswego's Henry Fillmore. In the third place matchup, McMullin was pinned by Nekvapil once again, this time at the 3:18 mark.
At 182 pounds, Canby's Michael Clark also attained a spot in the state meet with a fourth place finish. Clark pinned Tualatin's Curtis Strahm in 1:17, but was then pinned in the semifinals by West Linn's Cade Miller at 3:00. In the consolation semifinals, Clark pinned Oregon City's Dawson Drews at 1:14. In the third place matchup, Clark was pinned late in the match by Lakeridge's Jonas Crowder.
At 120 pounds, Canby's Nicholas Froyd was able to nab fifth place after a tumultuous journey through the brackets. Froyd started the meet strong with a pin of Tigard's William Guttman at 3:21, and then picked up a major decision (16-5) against Lakeridge's Ronan Chapman.
After that, Froyd was bested by Oregon City's Sage Brown in 3:15, and then pinned again late in his matchup against Tualatin's Chad Kailuli. Froyd was able to finish strong with a pin over Tualatin's Steven Rodriguez, winning in 1:24.
In the 170-pound division, Austin Comer went 2-2 at the district meet with alternating wins and losses. Initially falling to West Linn's Sean Harman, Comer bounced back with a win over Oregon City's Josiah Wold, then fell to Tualatin's Christain Bostick. Rounding out his efforts, Comer defeated Tualatin's Jacob Helton.
Canby's Jonathan Zuriaga was unable to make it to the state meet at Memorial Coliseum, as the 113-pounder took fifth place in his bracket. Zuriaga's district journey began well enough, as he picked up a pair of quick pins over Lakeridge's Matthew Cockett and Stowen Buckner. Both of those pin falls came in under 50 seconds. After that, he hit a pair of road bumps.
In the semifinals Zuriaga lost a sudden victory against West Linn's Ethan Goff 10-8, and found himself paired up against another West Linn athlete, this time Michael Kearney. Zuriaga was once again defeated, this time by fall at 3:52 of the matchup. In the fifth place matchup Zuriaga was able to rebound with another lightning quick victory, this time pinning Oregon City's Christopher Tyler.
Canby's Dominic Netter went 1-2 at the TRL meet, initially pinning West Linn's Conrad Bradford at 3:58 of the match. However, Netter wound up losing a 12-7 decision to Lake Oswego's Henry Fillmore, before getting pinned at 4:39 of the match against Tualatin's Josiah Ingham.
At 126 pounds, Caden Millar finished in sixth place after a turbulent series of matches. After receiving a bye in the first round, Millar overcame Oregon City's Jorge Bagos by a sudden victory 6-4 decision. However, Millar's good fortune ran out after that. Canby's 126-pounder was pinned by Tualatin's Sami Victoriano (3:07), lost a major decision (13-3) against Oregon City's Refugio Morales Ayala, and was defeated by West Linn's Jake Heinan (3:24).
Cash Montgomery, a Canby wrestler at 145 pounds, finished his district bracket in sixth place. Mongomery received a bye in the first round, and won via technical fall (18-2) in the quarterfinals against Tualatin's Nick Brooks. In the semifinals and beyond, Montgomery ran into difficult times, a trio of forfeits against West Linn's Cael Brunson, Oregon City's Henry Villarreal, and Tigard's Jordy Mendez.
In the 182-pound division, Canby's Brent Patterson took fifth place with a pair of wins over West Linn's Brenden Kobliha and Oregon City's Dawson Drews, but suffered a pair of defeats to Tualatin's Cody Van Meter and Lakeridge's Jonas Crowder.
At 152 pounds, Canby's Tyler Hensley picked up a pin over West Linn's Logan Haug at 1:51, but was defeated in subsequent matches with Oregon City's Austin Canchola and Tigard's Cody Coppinger.
Also at 113 pounds, Canby's Nick Marquez ran into tough competition in a pair of matches. Tigard's Cameron O'Connor picked up a technical fall (16-0) over Marquez in the opening round. In the consolation bracket, Marquez lost a razor close 8-6 decision.
Canby's Kobe Kraft suffered a pair of defeats in the 126-pound bracket, losing a major decision to Lakeridge's Cole Brink (8-0) and then losing a 6-2 decision to West Linn's Jake Heinan.
Canby's Nick VonEynem was defeated by Lake Oswego's Mason Ko (pin at 3:20) and Tigard's Nehemiah Demisse via a 9-0 major decision.
In the 145-pound division, Canby's Zack Markell also suffered a pair of defeats, first to Oregon City's Henry Villarreal by a pin at 4:35, and then to West Linn's Cyrus Gray at 3:05.
In the 152-pound weight class, Canby's Jonah Mayfield lost subsequent matchups via pin with Tualatin's Augusto Martinez and West Linn's Jacob Quast.
Canby's Levi Goode was defeated by Tualatin's Christain Bostlick and Jacob Helton.
Canby's Eric Lopez suffered a trio of pin losses to Oregon City's Henry Schoenfeld (2x) and Harley Richter.
Canby's Mosiah Maxwell was defeated in his two matches, losing to Tualatin's Dane Norlin and Oregon City's Braden Cross.
220-pounder Matthew Hagen was defeated in a pair of matches, first by Tualatin's Gavin Moore and then by Oregon City's Gavin Boyd.
Canby's Payton Martin was unable to overcome Oregon City's Lane Marshall and Tigard's Johnny Nomani in a pair of losses.