Wrestling: Richland High tops Kennewick

December 20, 2012 

Noah Workman at 132 pounds and Price Seely at 138 gave Richland key decisions as the Bombers topped host Kennewick 46-24 in Mid-Columbia wrestling Thursday night.

Pins by Robbie Calvert in the opening match at 285 and Alex Ramos at 113 got the Lions (1-2) off to a strong start, though the point advantage was erased by a Tamika Pierce’s pin at 106 and wins by Mitch Bieber (120) and Jusitn Webb (126).

Workman then scored a 9-3 win over Kennewick veteran Michael Hosfield, and Seely followed with a 19-9 major decision over Ty Smith, two of the Lions’ toughest wrestlers.

Kody Mars (145), Skyler Mitchell (160), Cameron Simpson (182) and Cody O’Toole (195) followed with pins as the Bombers (3-0) pulled away.

Michael Etherton (170) and Geraldo Rodriguez (220) scored pins for Kennewick.

“It wasn’t our best outing,” said Lions coach Dwane Sitler. “We did some good things and some bad things. We were in some of those matches and just didn’t come through.”

106—Tamika Pierce (R) p. Daniel Hosfield 1:48. 113—Alex Ramos (K) p. Dustin Ralston :56. 120—Mitch Bieber (R) d. David Ramos 9-4. 126—Justin Webb (R) d. Victor Tiscareno 5-1. 132—Noah Workman (R) d. Michael Hosfield 9-3. 138—Price Seely (R) m.d. Ty Smith 19-9. 145—Kody Mars (R) p. Clayton Butterfield :57. 152—Dima Kiemnew (R) d. Anthony Jones 7-6. 160—Skyler Mitchell (R) p. Emanuel Garcia 1:36. 170—Michael Etherton (K) p. Edwin Gastellum 3:20. 182—Cameron Simpson (R) p. Hugo Cartagena 3:01. 195—Cody O’Toole (R) p. Todd Pink :45. 220—Geraldo Rodriguez (K) p. Tyson Childs 2:31. *285—Robbie Calvert (K) p. Nicholas Workman 2:23.

Othello 32, Selah 27: Derek Gilbert recorded the lone pin of the match for the Huskies and it came at a good time.

Gilbert pinned Selah’s Jay Skeen in 30 seconds at 220 pounds, helping host Othello rally for the CWAC 2A dual victory.

The Vikings had rattled off five consecutive victories to take a 27-26 lead before Gilbert’s heroics.

106—Anthony Barrera, O, maj. dec. Kairat Rumple, 15-1. 113—Kyle Anson, S, pin Beto Garcia, 1:53. 120—A.J. Garza, O, maj. dec. Austin Au, 9-1. 126—Manny Martinez, O, dec. James Garcia, 15-9. 132—Alec Espinoza, O, tech. fall Hunter Stedman, 20-4. 138—Lucas Garza, O, maj. dec. Brian Cienfuegos, 14-4. 145—Johnny Mendoza, O, dec. Gator Newell, 4-3. 152—Ethan Smith, S, dec. Eleazar Pruneda, 9-2. 160—Kody Ergeson, S, dec. Eric Garza, 6-4. 170—Andrew Au, S, dec. Jesus Montes, 7-2. 182—Felipe Duarte, S, pin Jason Rodriguez, 2:32. 195—Zack Goodpasture, S, pin Anthony Ruiz, 1:58. 220—Derek Gilbert, O, pin Jay Skeen, :30. *285—Bubba Ruiz, O, dec. Pedro Recondo, 2-1.

Grandview 50, Ephrata 22: Fidel Medina earned a 19-0 technical fall over Carlos Flores at 120 pounds to highlight the Greyhounds’ CWAC road win over the Tigers on Tuesday.

Grandview’s Eduardo Alcantar picked up a 12-5 decision over Benny Carter at 160, while 138-pounder Jaron Raymond pinned his opponent in 39 seconds. 106—Marizza Birrueta (G) won by forfeit. 113—Viennei Perez (G) d. Miguel Rodriguez 3-2. 120—Fidel Medina (G) t.f. Carlos Flores 19-0. 126—Diego Castaneda (G) d. Eli Perez 6-0. 132—David Castaneda (G) p. Devin Stargel 1:28. 138—Jaron Raymond (G) p. Dillon Heer :39. 145—Joesiah Saunders (G) p. Dalton Johnson 1:30. 152—Jose Castilleja (G) p. Bryce Unruh 5:00. 160—Eduardo Alcantar (G) d. Benny Carter 12-5. 170*—Dalton Balentine (E) d. A.J. Valenzuela 14-5. 182—Tevin Hyatt (E) won by forfeit. 195—Tyrus Kemp (E) p. Adrian Magana 3:44. 220—Isaac Garcia (E) won by forfeit. 285—Kory Kollmar (G) p. Paul Paleyo 3:56.

Mid-Columbia

Chiawana 3-0

Richland 3-0

Southridge 2-1

Kennewick 1-2

Hanford 1-2

Pasco 1-2

Kamiakin 1-2

Walla Walla 0-3

Tuesday

Chiawana 50, Pasco 16

Kamiakin 39, Hanford 34

Southridge 58, Walla Walla 14

Thursday

Richland 46, Kennewick 24

Thursday, Jan. 3

Chiawana at Kamiakin, 7 p.m.

Kennewick at Hanford, 7 p.m.

Pasco at Walla Walla, 7 p.m.

Southridge at Richland, 7 p.m.

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