Cougars win Geister tourney, defeating multiple higher-ranked teams in the process as season winds down

The Canby High boys wrestling team continued its successful run with a win at the Geister Tournament at Clackamas High School on Feb. 4-5.

In all, the Cougars had 11 individuals place in the 14 weight classes contested, scoring 218 points to just get past West Linn (215) for the title. The Cougars recorded 47 total wins, an impressive 33 of those by fall on their way to the win.

COURTESY PHOTO: CANBY WRESTLING - The Canby High wrestling team in the aftermath of their win at the Geister Tournament at Clackamas High  School Feb. 4-5.

"We topped several teams that are ranked higher in the state, including West Linn (5th), Aloha (7th), Clackamas (8th), Cleveland (9th), and Tigard (10th)," coach Jeremy Ensrud said. "This team has had an outstanding season so far, winning nearly every competition we have entered."

Canby finishes up its regular season with league dual meets on Feb. 8 against Tualatin and Feb. 10 versus Tigard.

Tournament Results:

Woodburn Team Duals — 1st out of 4 teams

McKay Tournament — 1st out of 15 teams

McMinnville Tournament — 1st out of 16 teams

Canby Duals — 1st out of 4 teams

Wilsonville Tournament — 2nd out of 8 teams

Geister Tournament — 1st out of 22 teams

Dual Meet Results:

Canby 69 — Lake Oswego 6

Canby 75 — Lakeridge 6

Canby 59 — Oregon City 15

Canby 36 — West Linn 39

Individual Varsity Season Results:

106 Matthew Young (9) 20-8.

113 Brady Froyd (9) 20-8.

120 Craig Williams (10) 22-6.

126 Ty Ewers (12) 19-1.

132 Landon Sprague (11) 14-6.

132 Ben Young (11) 17-5.

138 Thomas Marquez (11) 12-6.

145 Zach Netter (12) 14-5.

152 James Keinonen (9) 15-9.

160 Ethan Ensrud (11) 23-4.

170 Jackson Doman (9) 17-9.

Canby 53, Tualatin 15

Canby racked up another league dual win on Feb. 8 with a pounding of defending league champion Tualatin by a 53-15 score. The Cougars came out on fire, winning 11 of 14 matches against the defending champs, a team that had beaten #5 West Linn earlier in the season. "That's a huge win," coach Jeremy Ensrud said. "We won the matches we were supposed to win and we won the close matches as well."

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