Prep Wrestling

Utecht's decision lifts Richland over Chiawana

RICHLAND -- Dustin Utecht of Richland decisioned Nick Garcia of Chiawana 9-6 in the final match of the day at 135 pounds, securing the Bombers a 35-31 dual meet win over the Riverhawks at Art Dawald Gym.

"They always have a good match with each other," said Richland coach Scott Surplus, who also lauded Nick Sargent for another solid match at 125 despite a 4-3 loss to Chiawana's Brandon Gonzalez.

"That should decide who's the No. 1 seed at districts."

103--Payton Manthei (R) p. Cameron Rada, 1:10. 112--Josh Andrews (R) m.d. Abraham Ledezma, 20-7. 119--Kyler Mars (R) m.d. Pedro Murillo, 15-4. 125--Brandon Gonzalez (C) d. Nick Sargent, 4-3. 130--Mark McKeown (C) m.d. Taylor Guthrie, 18-8. 135--Dustin Utecht (R) d. Nick Garcia, 9-6. *140--Boss Garcia (C) p. Adam Jones, 5:10. 145--Daniel Ramirez (C) p. Robert Clark, 3:08. 152--James Garza (C) d. Cameron Simpson, 6-2. 160--Thomas Ruane (R) p. Jose Valdez, 1:16. 171--C.J. Edrington (C) d. Connor Fleming, 15-11. 189--Mitch Atwell (R) p. Ramon Chaverria, 1:40. 215--Jordan Vaughn (C) won by forfeit. 285--Brady Simpson (R) p. Adam Sauceda, 1:36.

East Valley 47, Grandview 18

Angel Abarca (125 pounds) and Mario Prieto (145) each recorded pins as Grandview took an early 15-10 lead over East Valley.

But the visiting Red Devils won eight of the final nine matches to win the CWAC dual.

103--Chad Morrow (EV) won by forfeit. 112--Logan Merkle (EV) p. Araceli Granados, 1:40. 119--Austin Mitchell (EV) d. Juan Tzib, 7-1. *125--Angel Abarca (G) p. Luis Aguilar, 1:21. 130--Konner Hopkins (EV) m.d. Marco Gonzalez, 17-5. 135--Joesiah Saunders (G) d. Ben Montano, 3-1. 140--Jonathan Molina (EV) p. Eduardo Alcantar, 3:59. 145--Mario Prieto (G) p. Zecherial Romero, 1:55. 152--Anton Yates (EV) m.d. Raul Gamboa, 9-0. 160--Jesus Acevedo (EV) d. Enrique Ochoa, 4-1. 171--Roberto Martinez (EV) won by forfeit. 189--Adam Morales (G) d. Jeremy Waldner, 4-3. 215--Kenny Wood (EV) p. Miguel Flores, 5:32. 285--Joey Sparks (EV) d. Martin Torres, 1-0.

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