Kale Setzer (138 pounds), Cruz Del Angel (170) and Cody Zyph (220) won titles for Kiona-Benton, and the Bears cruised to a repeat first-place finish as SCAC East sub-district champions Saturday at Connell.
Royal (5) and Connell (4) each had more indivdiual titles than Ki-Be, but the Bears had six more runner-up finishes to pile up 2451/2 points for a winning margin of 76.
The top four in each weight advance to the next Saturday's regional with the SCAC West at Zillah. The Bears will send along 14 wrestlers, while Royal and Connell have nine each.
One of Ki-Be's runners-up, Matt McCallum, was pinned by Royal's Danny Barajas at 132 in a matchup of a three-time state placer (McCallum) and a defending state champ.
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Columbia-Burbank finished fifth but has the second-largest regional contingent with 10 moving on. Seven of those finished third or fourth, with Tucker Simonton providing the Coyotes' lone title at 152.
Team scores--Kiona-Benton 2451/2, Royal 1691/2, Connell 163, Wahluke 133, Columbia-Burbank 129, River View 54.
Championship and third-fourth matches
106--Brian Gallardo (Roy) d. Fernando Gomez (Con); Edvin Johnson (KB) d. Antonio Gomez (Wah). 113--Misael Lopez (Con) p. Roman Rodriguez (Con); Christian DelaRosa (Roy) p. Jose Gonzalez (Wah). 120--Carlos Hernandez (Roy) d. Daniel Percifield (CB); Seth Garcia (KB) p. Cristian Castanion (Con). 126--Vic Sandoval (Wah) p. Joshua Thompson (KB); Donovan Percifield (CB) bye. 132--Danny Barajas (Roy) p. Matt McCallum (KB); Lui Carrasco (CB) p. Myr Jones (CB). 138--Kale Setzer (KB) d. Seth Matarazzo (KB); Rudy Gonzalez (Con) p. Trevor Mianecki (Roy). 145--Robert Orozco (Con) d. Laddie Goroski (Roy); Harley Prescott (RV) p. Exavier Treddenbarger (CB). 152--Tucker Simonton (CB) d. Kris Young (KB); Emilo Bustos (Roy) d. Mario Herrera (Wah). 160--Alex Myrick (Roy) d. Zack Grimm (CB); Josue Lucatero (KB) d. Codie Fraker (CB). 170--Cruz Del Angel (KB) p. Yarik Tyutyunnik (RV); Ricardo Silverio (Wah) p. Alex Baumgartner (KB). 182--Damien DelaRosa (Roy) m.d. Tyler Yorgesen (Wah); Jack Yorgesen (Wah) p. Tarren Wolf (CB). 195--Greg Heinen (Con) p. Todd Riley (KB); Archi Jacobo (CB) bye. 220--Cody Zyph (KB) p. Alberto Cruz (Wah); Dallon Grinder (KB) p. Jose Valdovinos (Con). 285--Tyson Brook (Con) p. Corey Brumbaugh (KB); Kyle Hall (RV) bye.