The Pasco High wrestling team opened the 2013-14 campaign with a 41-31 victory over visiting Southridge in a Mid-Columbia Conference dual.
Led by a strong showing in the lightweights, the Bulldogs avenged a 52-18 loss to Southridge a season ago.
“They are coming along,” Pasco coach Jay Covington said. “They have a lot of heart and fight to them.”
Covington also singled out heavyweight Audie Pearson, who lost 2-1 to Luke Davidson.
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“That’s his first varsity match out there tonight,” Covington said. “We were really pleased with what he did.”
Bobby Guzman (106 pounds), Patrick Torres (113) and Luis Ochoa (120) all won by pin for the Bulldogs.
106—Bobby Guzman, P, pin Manny Casillas, 3:44. 113—Patrick Torres, P, pin Sammy Negrete, :59. 120—Luis Ochoa, P, pin Cesar Flores, 4:58. 126—Clayton Detmer, S, pin Victor Ramirez. 132—Timmy Martinez, P, tech. fall Trenton Nett, 18-1. 138—Jake Covington, P, pin Derrick Gillespie, 1:53. 145—Danny Navarro, S, dec. Tristan Killian, 5-4. 152—Lydon Reams, S, dec. Luis Velazco, 13-8. 160—Anthony Sagasategui, P, pin Zayden Al-ghani, 5:51. 170—Anthony Burrows, P, pin Darin Harris, 1:35. 182—Kadin Diaz, S, pin Christian Velasquez, 1:55. 195—Bryce Overholt, S, pin Misael Estrada, 1:50. 220—Marcus French, S, maj. dec. Roman Cortez, 11-3. 285—Luke Davidson, S, dec. Audie Pearson, 2-1.
Walla Walla 40, Hanford 34: Donavan Romero pinned Zach Shaw at 2 minutes, 28 seconds of the 195-pound match — the last one of the day — to break a 34-all tie and lift the Blue Devils to an MCC dual-meet win over the Falcons.
Two Hanford wrestlers, Blake Llarenas (3-0 at 113 pounds) and Dallon Grinder (4-0 at 285), remained undefeated with decisive wins.
106—Josh Strickland (H) won by forfeit. 113—Blake Llarenas (H) m.d. Josh Pettyjohn 11-3. 120—Brendon Hutteball (H) won by forfeit. 126—Noe Gonzalez (WW) p. Robert Young, 1:00. 132—Will Beavitt (WW) p. Joey Montoya, :17. 138—Justin Evans (WW) p. Cooper Gaylord, 3:31. 145—Martin Barrera (WW) m.d. Brock Higgins 11-2. 152—Ammon Juhasz (WW) d. Isaac Leggett 7-1. 160—Ezmond Fox (H) won by forfeit. 170—Luis Nicasio (H) p. Aden Boede 3:13. 182—Lucas Rassbach (WW) d. Jourdan Plante 8-6. 195—Donavan Romero (WW) p. Zach Shaw, 2:28. *220—Ryan Rogel (WW) p. Noah Ellis, 4:33. 285—Dallon Grinder (H) p. Kurt Blackman, :25.
Othello 75, Prosser 3: Alejandro Cardenas (113 pounds), Manny Martinez (138), David Freeman (145) and Abraham Gonzalez (152) all won by pin as the Huskies cruised to a CWAC dual road victory.
106—Allen Moyer, P, dec. Ben Garza, 13-9. 113—Alejandro Cardenas, O, pin Spencer Humphries, 1:31. 120—Ivan Rojas, O, dec. Leo Gonzalez 10-9. 126—Alec Lauriano, O, dec. Peyton Sperl, 6-3. 132—Reese Jones, O, dec. William De Leon, 12-8. 138—Manny Martinez, O, pin Daisy De Leon, 1:18. 145—David Freeman, O, pin Julio Mojica, :27. 152—Abraham Gonzalez, O, pin Enrique Acevedo, 1:12. 160—Eleazar Pruneda, O, forfeit. 170—Caleb Villareal, O, forfeit. 182—Jesus Montes, O, forfeit. 195—TJ Martinez, O, forfeit. 220—Anthony Ruiz, O, forfeit. 285—Bubba Ruiz, O, forfeit.
Kiona-Benton picks up pair of wins: Cruz DelAngel’s 18-second pin of Naches Valley’s Hank Ahanos highlighted the Bears’ 59-18 victory over the Rangers in an nonleague dual in Cowiche. Kiona-Benton won five matches by forfeit.
The Bears started the night with a 67-12 victory over Highland — with six wins by forfeit. Luca Fleischmann (152), Kareem Johnson (160) and Alex Baumgartner (285) all won by pin.
Kiona-Benton 67, Highland 12
*106—Jaron Gunter (K) won by forfeit. 113—David Peterson (H) p. Jaymen Phillips, 1:40. 120—Flavio Sandoval (K) d. Juan Salcedo, 11-8. 126—Seth Garcia (K) md. Manny Cisneros, 21-11. 132—David Graham (K) won by forfeit. 138—Miguel Negrete (H) p. Byron Berryhill, 3:31. 145—Carlos Aguirre (K) won by forfeit. 152—Luca Fleischmann (K) p. Robert Cisneros, 1:31. 160—Kareem Johnson (K) p. Juan Santos, 5:13. 170—Ethan Adamson (K) won by forfeit. 182—Cruz DelAngel (K), won by inj. default. 195—Alex Baumgartner (K) p. Nathan Townsend, 1:15. 220—Tanner Cook (K) won by forfeit. 285—Alex Gonzalez (K) won by forfeit.
Kiona-Benton 59, Naches Valley 18
106—Austin Simmons (N) p. J.Gunter, 5:40. *113—Jaymen Phillips (K) p. Baily Haller, 1:39. 120—Flavio Sandoval (K) won by forfeit. 126—Seth Garcia (K) tf. Jake Birch, 16-1. 132—David Graham (K) p. Daniel Perez, 2:20. 138—Byron Berryhill (K) won by forfeit. 145—Adam Thompson (N) p. Carlos Aguirre, 1:19. 152—Luca Fleischmann (K) won by forfeit. 160—Kareem Johnson (K) p. Chris Craig, 3:20. 170—Sean Casey (N), p. Ethan Adamson, 4:37. 182—Cruz DelAngel (K) p. Hank Ahanos, :18. 195—Alex Baumgartner (K) won by forfeit. 220—Tanner Cook (K) won by forfeit. 285—Gavin Brumbly (N) p. Alex Gonzalez, :53.
Columbia (Burbank) 48, River View 18: The Coyotes won every match by forfeit in an SCAC dual with the visiting Panthers.
River View picked up three wins — all by pin.
“They came with three wrestlers, but the three they came with are hard-core,” said Coyotes coach Joe Sloan.
106—Double forfeit. 113—double forfeit. *120—Frank Morales (RV) p. Trevor Medlock, 1:36. 126—Dario Vigas (RV) p. Mason McClure, 1:09. 132—Ethan Wickstrom (B) won by forfeit. 138—Riley Dillard (B) won by forfeit. 145—Lui Carrasco (B) won by forfeit. 152—Joey Waldrop (B) won by forfeit. 160—Jacob Woods (B) won by forfeit. 170—Xavier Treddenbarger (B) won by forfeit. 182—Matt Readon (B) won by forfeit. 195—Ruvim Tyutyunik (RV) p. Codie Fraker, 1:29. 220—Hunter Young (B) won by forfeit. 285—Double forfeit.