Quick start carries David Douglas to victory
Mount Hood Conference
|David Douglas Scots|
PORTLAND — The David Douglas wrestling team doubled up Reynolds 46-23 on Thursday night to force a logjam in the Mount Hood Conference standings heading into next week's district tournament.
The Scots put the team dual out of reach early by winning the first six weight classes of the night — four by fall.
Mark Hull highlighted the early win streak with a hard-fought victory over Reynolds' Daniel Guillen at 126 pounds. He scored an escape and a reversal late in the first round to grab a 3-2 lead, then slipped out for a reversal in the center circle midway through the second round to extend his lead.
"I've wrestled this kid before, and he beat me twice last year," Hull said. "This year, I've really improved on my shots. I was looking for chances to get in on his legs and score."
Carrying a 5-2 lead in the second round, he managed to finish off his opponent with 19 seconds left in the period.
"I didn't want to disappoint my peers on senior night," Hull said.
At 138 pounds, Ramazan Tyuranov scored a 14-9 decision over Reynolds' Samuel Teah in the most active bout of the night. The duo traded a series of reversals that left Tyuranov with a 7-2 lead at the end of the first round.
In the second, the two locked into a tumble at the edge of the mat that saw Tyuranov hop over his opponent to complete the takedown for an 11-4 lead.
"You have to be aware of where you are at. I had to move his body away from the edge," Tyuranov said.
Teah scored a takedown in the center circle to get within three points, but slipped into a full nelson in the process, which gave a penalty point back to his opponent.
With less than a minute on the clock, Teah scooted to the side of his opponent and spent 10 seconds trying to lock down a cradle hold. Tyuranov was able to counter, sending the duo into a tumble, which ended with him on top to secure the decision with a reversal.
"I wanted to keep the pressure moving forward," Tyurnov said. "I could feel him pushing back, so I just rolled with him and came out on top."
David Douglas's Sudeep Gurung (106) and Eldar Muzaffarov (120) scored first-minute falls during the lightweight blitz, while Hayden Narruhn won a tight 8-7 decision at 113 pounds. The Scots were in command 30-0 through six bouts.
Osvaldo Iraheta supplied Reynolds with its first win by holding off Luis Ramirez for a 3-2 decision at 145 pounds.
The two traded escape points through the first 4:09, setting up a scenario where the first takedown would likely win the match.
Iraheta swooped down low and took his opponent's leg, then corkscrewed him into the mat for the winning two points with 1:27 to go.
"The first time I tried that I didn't get behind him to finish it. The second time I did, and I knew I would get the points," Iraheta said. "I remember hearing my dad tell me to go out there and get after it."
Ramirez got to his feet to close the margin to a single point with a minute on the clock, returning the match to a takedown-wins scenario. He grabbed Iraheta's arm and ducked down low to knock his opponent off balance, but the action carried out of bounds with no points awarded.
Ramirez shot in low twice over the final half-minute, but was unable to pull his opponent in for the takedown.
Iraheta's decision sparked a four-bout win streak for the Raiders, who trimmed the team score to 30-17 before Josiah Green (182) scored a second-round pin to secure the dual victory for the Scots.
David Douglas won 9 of the 14 weight classes, and finished with an 11-point edge in bonuses.
The win leaves David Douglas, Clackamas and Reynolds all tied for second place with 4-2 dual records, while Centennial (6-0) enters next weekend's district tournament in Sandy as the team to beat.
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106 — Sudeep Gurung, DD, wins by fall 0:46
113 — Hayden Narruhn, DD, wins 8-7
120 — Eldar Muzaffarov, DD, wins by fall 0:30
126 — Mark Hull, DD, wins by fall 3:41
132 — Maximos Garcia, DD, wins by fall 3:50
138 — Ramazan Tyuranov, DD, wins 14-9
145 — Osvaldo Iraheta, REY, wins 3-2
152 — Allen Jacinto, REY, wins by fall 2:34
160 — Aiden Ward, REY, wins 5-2
170 — Burgess Myers, REY, wins 15-0 T-Fall
182 — Josiah Green, DD, wins by fall 2:51
195 — Steven Ramos, DD, wins 15-3 major
220 — Robert Plympton, REY, wins by fall 1:45
285 — Micah Cashdollar, DD, wins by fall 1:42
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