Colton wrestlers shine at Culver
The Colton wrestling team got on the mat May 29 with a visit to the Culver Invitational.
The Vikings came away with a pair of second place finishes, as well as a couple others getting on the podium at the meet.
Leading the way were Joseph Moore at 195 pounds and Dylan Bonfield at 152. Both wrestlers worked their way through the bracket to reach the finals, where they were defeated. Bonfield recorded three falls on his way to the finals where he lost via technical fall to his Ridgeview opponent.
As for Moore, a couple of byes and then a fall in the semifinal match pitted him against a Pine Eagle opponent who captured the title by fall.
Roger Moore, wrestling at 145, snagged a fifth-place finish. After losing in the semifinals, he would eventually win his fifth-place match by a 16-4 major decision over a Rogue River wrestler.
Nolan Earls grabbed a fourth-place finish at 195 when he was defeated in his third place match by a Mazama wrestler. To that point, he'd recorded two falls, but lost in the semifinals by a fall as well.
Also wrestling were Adam Balzer at 170 pounds, Shade Starr at 152, and Jeremy Singleterry at 145.
Overall, Colton placed seventh of 19 teams with 72 points.
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