Prep wrestling: South, Colony, Kodiak claim titles

Anchorage Daily NewsJanuary 11, 2014 

Kraig Hammond earned the Most Outstanding Wrestler award Saturday after winning his weight class to help South collect the team championship at the eight-team John Tobin Invitational in North Pole.

South produced six individual champions and three runners-up to cruise to the team title with 234 points. Wasilla was second with 179.5.

 

John Tobin Invitational

Team scores 

1) South 234, 2) Wasilla 179.5, 3) North Pole 127, 4) Lathrop 96.5, 5) Palmer 73, 6) Chugiak 55, 7) West Valley 51.5, 8) Thunder Mountain  39.

Finals

98 pounds —Dillon Simpson (Wa) p. Odin Andersen (Pal) 19-15. 106 — Greg Shack (South) p. Berit Sturgeon (Was), :52). 113 — Matt Glover (South) p. Brandon Abbott (Was), 2:30. 120 — Andrew Hendrix (Lath) d. Noah Ottum (South), 6-0. 126 — Gavin Alvarado (South) d. Justin Gentz (Was), 14-7. 132 — Rami Pellumbi (South) d. Zachary Ritchie (South), 1-0. 138 — Kraig Hammond (South) p. Wyatt Owen (WV), 3:40. 145 — Nick Ottum (South) p. Cameron Eide (NP), 3:20. 152 — Nate McKimson (Was) d. Robert Huffer (Chu), 11-5. 160 — Joe Dickinson (Lath) t.f. Gabe Mcsharry (South) 19-9, 5:03. 170 — Chance Boatman (Was) d. Jack Dickinson (Lath), 11-8. 182 — Jacob Wharton (Lath) p. Jesse Nelson (Chu), 2:49. 195 — Caleb Deemer (Pal) d. Billy Schultz (Was), 8-6. 220 — Ben Button (Pal) d. Quace Wright (Was), 3-2. 285 — Ben Davis (NP) d. Brian Thompson (Pal), 1-0. 

 

Knights rule own meet

Colony overwhelmed the field to claim the team title at its own eight-team wrestling tournament Saturday.

The Knights racked up 227.5 points to beat runnerup Kenai by 90 points. They boasted eight of the meet’s 15 individual champions.

 

Colony Wrestling Invitational

Team scores

1) Colony  227.5, 2) Kenai 137, 3) Wasilla  128, 4) Service  103.5, 5) Ketchikan 54. 6) Palmer 40, 7) Soldotna 39, 8.) Juneau 37.

Finals

98 pounds — Kelcei Zoda (Ken) p. Bruce Hill (Was), 3:45. 106 — Soren Simpson (Col) p. Katelyn Johnson (Ser), :46. 113 — Chace Booth (Col) d. Slava Hoffman (Ser), 6-3. 120 — Marcus Martin (Ket) d. Logan Albrecht (Was), 7-0. 126 — Paul Steffensen (Ken) d. Jordan Nero (Col), 9-0. 132 — Dawson Nash (Col) p. Matt Vandermartin (Ken), 4:30. 138 — Ellery Steffensen (Ken) d. Robert Haan (Col), 4-0. 145 — Spencer Adams (Col) p. Tyler Loutzenhiser (Col), 1:58. 152 — Kamber Lucas (Col) won by injury default over Wade Booth (Col). 160 — Robert Nash (Col) p. Blake Marks (Was), 2:36. 170 — Logan Conway (Col) d. Davo Wake (Ket) Maj 10-1. 182 — Riley Fredrickson (Col) won tiebreaker over Nate Fousel (Ket), 9-1. 195 — Tyler Brown (Ken) won via bye. 220 —Zech Rockstad (Was) p. Zach Koziczkowski (Ken), 5:47. 285 — Nicholas Stevens (Service) dec. Mitchell Daigle (Colony), 6-4.

 

Kodiak wins in Kodiak

Kodiak produced eight individual champions Saturday to make sure the team trophy in the Robin Hervey Tournament stayed in Kodiak.

The Bears won their own five-team tournament, topping an otherwise all-

Anchorage field with 197 points. West was second with 154. 

 

Team Scores

1) Kodiak 197, 2) West  154, 3) Bartlett  114, 4) Dimond  109, 5) Eagle River 106.

Finals

98 pounds — Yuto Ohki (Kod) d. Masami Kageyama (Kod), 4-3. 113 — Joel Valdez (Kod) m.d. Aaron Egoak (Bar), 11-2. 120 —  1) Andrew Caballa (Kod), 2) Russel Delacruz (Kod). 126 — Jay-Ar Small (Kod) d. Jejomar Briones (West), 6-4. 132 — Marcus Amico (ER) d. T.J. Limbo (West), 8-4. 138 — Gavin Arnold (ER) p. Edgar Villasenor (Dim) , 3:20. 145 — Harvey Mathew (Dim) d. Hayden Riebe (ER), 10-5.. 152 — Chardo Elliot (West) d. Jordan Pace (Bar), 7-5. 160 — Joshua Lochman (Kod) d. Justin Vanderlooven (ER), 9-5. 170 — Xavier Horton (ER) s.v.. Josh Yavorsky (Kod), 13-11. 182 — Abraham Falegoatai (West) d. Logan Owens (Kod), 9-2. 195 — Kerry Powers (Kod) d. Leroy Elliot (West), 6-2. 220 — Hunter McKee (Kod) p. Jonathan Bates (Kod), 1:22. 285 —  1) Leo Sega (Kod), 2) Cody Wadsworth (Dim). 

 

 

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