Cohen Schleich takes third as Estacada wrestles at state
Three Estacada wrestlers showcased their talents on the mat last weekend as they claimed spots on the podium during the 2022 OSAA 4A Wrestling State Championships.
Cohen Schleich, Devin Gotchall and James Durand led the Rangers to a solid overall performance Saturday, Feb. 26, at Cascade High School.
As a squad, the Rangers placed 10th in the team standings with 64 points. The top three teams were La Grande (275.5), Sweet Home (250.5) and Tillamook (187).
Here is how Estacada's top wrestlers placed:
First: Jacob Sieminski, Sweet Home; Third: Cohen Schleich, Estacada sophomore. Schleich beat Tavian Kehr, La Grande, by an 8-2 decision in the third-place match.
First: Miguel Velazquez, Marshfield; Sixth: James Durand, Estacada junior. Durand lost the fifth-place match against Brodey Kitzmiller, Gladstone, by an 11-4 decision.
First: Jaden Martin, Baker/Powder Valley; Fifth: Devin Gotchall, Estacada senior. Gotchall bested Luke Bigsby, Baker, in the fifth-place match by a Fall at 1:34.
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