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PREP WRESTLING: Estacada crowns champions at three weight classes in Ranger Classic

PMG PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Estacadas Kaden Settle rolls up Coltons Tate Turner on his way to a 58-second pin in the first round at Saturdays Ranger Classic. He finished 2-2 for the tournament, claiming fourth place at 170 pounds.

Ranger Classic

Team (top 3) Score
1. La Grande
2. Estacada
3. La Center

Estacada's wrestling team saw three wrestlers walk away with weight-class titles during Saturday's Ranger Classic home tournament.

Cody Hovda won the 152-pound bracket, pinning his first-round opponent in less than a minute. He went on to outscore his next three foes by a combined count of 19-8, including a 7-2 win over La Grande's Braxton Bisenius in the final.

Sam Garrison won the 170-pound title, turning back his biggest challenge in his first action of the day — an 11-7 decision over Molalla's Hunter Beck in the quarterfinals. He picked up a quick pin in the semis, and scored a 15-3 major decision over Rainier's David Katon for the title.

Nico Winsor went 4-0 to claim the 220-pound bracket, knocking off Seaside's Luke Nelson 6-2 in the finale. He needed a total of 2:07 to pin his quarterfinal and semifinal foes.

Landin Vittetoe was runner-up at 126 pounds, while Tucker Jackson (132), Caleb McDonald (145) and James Durand (182) won third-place bouts.

Estacada scored 193 points to finish second out of 11 teams. La Grande won the team title with 202 points.

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