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Sports Briefs: The Ohio State-bound Wrestler Is Honored At Oregon Sports Awards

PMG PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Centennial senior Phillip Kue acknowledges the Eagles cheering section after taking a 4-1 win in the 132-pound title bout to cap his high school career in February.

Centennial High graduate Phillip Kue was named the 2019 Outstanding Prep Wrestler at the Oregon Sports Awards banquet earlier this month.

Kue finished his high school career with three state titles and a 162-3 record, going undefeated each of his last two seasons.

Kue claimed a pair of major decisions, a pin and a default win before scoring a 4-1 decision in last season's state title match at 132 pounds.

"If we're both starting out on our feet, I like to go after a sweep single or a double leg and just get them down to the mat," Kue said.

He is headed to Ohio State University as part of the nation's top-ranked recruiting class for 2019.

Centennial hosts OIBA Futures tourney

Centennial High is hosting the American League high school summer baseball playoffs this weekend with games starting at 10 a.m. Friday. The championship for the eight-team tournament is set for 6 p.m. Saturday.

Lakeridge High is hosting the National League futures tournament.

The varsity-level OIBA American League tourney is being held at Rex Putnam, while the National League playoffs are at Tualatin High.

Tickets are $3, and free to spectators ages 55-and-older and 8-and-under.

Moratorium week ahead for high schools

The OSAA's Moratorium Week, which makes any high school sports activities off limits, hits this coming week Sunday, July 28 through Saturday, Aug. 3.

The first official practice date for the upcoming fall season is Monday, Aug. 19.


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