Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



WRESTLING - The Rangers pick up dual wins over Henley and Sisters in round-robin action

PAMPLIN MEDIA: LON AUSTIN - Hunter Gotchall works to turn his opponent during the Rangers win over Henley at last weekends Oregon Wrestling Classic.Estacada's wrestling team split its pool-play duals at last weekend's Oregon Wrestling Classic.

The Rangers opened with a 54-30 win over Henley. Estacada led 24-18 midway through the dual when Sam Garrison (152 pounds) and Kaden Settle (160) scored back-to-back first-period falls to put the Rangers in command.

A 39-37 loss to Woodburn kept Estacada out of the 4A championship bracket. The Bulldogs won the first five bouts to build a 27-0 lead in the team tally. Cody Hovda (138) put Estacada onto the scoreboard with a 10-1 major decision, and the Rangers almost caught Woodburn when Cole Simmons (170) scored an 11-6 decision and Lance Moser (182) won with a first-period pin.

The Rangers finished round-robin action with a 72-12 win over Sisters.

PAMPLIN MEDIA: LON AUSTIN - Lance Moser works to get to the top position during a win at 182 pounds against Mazama.

Estacada dropped a 42-39 decision to Ontario in their first consolation dual. Ontario built a 30-9 lead halfway through the match only to see Estacada win five of the last seven bouts. Moser (195) and Devin Gotchall (220) flattened their opponents in less than a minute.

Estacada finished the tournament with a 42-36 loss to Banks.

The Rangers compete at the Lincoln tournament on Saturday, Feb. 2, in their final tune up before the Tri-Valley district meet.

This story is slated for our Jan. 24, print edition.

Quality local journalism takes time and money, which comes, in part, from paying readers. If you enjoy articles like this one, please consider supporting us.
(It costs just a few cents a day.)

Go to top
Template by JoomlaShine