Chiawana won 11 of 14 matches Wednesday night to beat Southridge 53-15 in a Mid-Col wrestling match at Chiawana High School.
“We have a great group of kids who have worked extremely hard the last three years and now they are seniors,” said Chiawana coach Jack Anderson, whose starting lineup features seven seniors. “Their hard work is starting to pay off.”
Southridge’s Lydon reams pinned the Riverhawks’ Joel Murrillo in the third round at 138 pounds to open the match, and Jeremy Nelson followed with a 5-4 decision over Jadin Salazar at 145 to take a 9-0 lead.
But it would be all Chiawana from there.
Clayton Smith (152), Boss Garcia (16), Blake Bishop (170) and Austen Silvers (182) won consecutive matches to put the Riverhawks out front 20-9.
Southridge’s Kevin Del Angel made quick work of Bernardo Castillo at 195, registering a first-round pin, but those would be the last points for the Suns.
“Del Angel looked phenomenal,” Anderson said. “He has a great season ahead of him.”
The Riverhawks closed out the match with seven wins, including a pin at 136 by Pedro Murrillo over Eli Romero.
106—Eli Sikes (C) p. Manny Hightower (1st round). 113—Bryce Buckley (C) m.d. Clayton Detmer, 16-8. 120—Chris Montelongo (C) d. Trenton Nett, 2-1. 126—Pedro Murrillo (C) p. Eli Romero (3rd round). 132—Laiten Schroeder (C) d. Danny Navarro, 8-3. *138—Lydon Reams (S) p. Joel Murrillo (3rd round). 145—Jeremy Nelson (S) d. Jadin Salazar, 5-4. 152—Clayton Smith (C) p. Servando Renteria (1st round). 160—Boss Garcia (C) d. Andrew Collins, 5-0. 170—Blake Bishop (C) m.d. Garret Grifford, 15-7. 182—Austen Silvers (C) p. Bryce Overholt (2nd round). 195—Kevin Del Angel (S) p. Bernardo Castillo (1st round). 220—Abzael Loeza (C) p. Marcus French (1st round). 285—Martin Villanueva (C) won by forfeit.
Pasco 35, Kamiakin 31: Misael Estrada won 5-3 at 195 pounds, and fellow freshmen Roman Cortez (220) and Patrick Torres (113) had pins to lead the visiting Bulldogs.
Pasco sophomore Timmy Martinez won 15-0 at 132 pounds to improve to 8-0.
Othello 45, West Valley 20: The Huskies recorded seven pins on the way to a CWAC dual-meet win over the Rams on Tuesday. Othello’s Eric Garza notched a 19-4 technical fall over John Martin in the 160-pound match.
106—Isaiah Barrera (O) p. Zachary Trujillo, :31. 113—Anthony Barrera (O) d. Brandon Kinney, 10-3. 120—A.J. Garza (O) p. Gage Darbyson, 1:50. 126—E.J. Escamilla (O) won by forfeit. 132—Alec Espinoza (O) p. Tyler Thornton, 1:21. 138—Lucas Garza (O) p. Oliver St. Clair, 1:34. 145—Johnny Mendoza (O) p. Michael Linstad, 4:59. 152—Eleazar Pruneda (O) p. Connor Acker, 3:01. 160—Eric Garza (O) t.f. John Martin, 19-4. 170—Mark Bradley (WV) p. Jason Rodriguez, 1:29. 182—Jesus Montes (O) p. Tristian Hauck, :52. 195—Dylan Koch (WV) won by forfeit. 220—Robert Koch (WV) p. Derek Gilbert, 4:49. 285—Bubba Ruiz (O) d. Colton Gurney, 2-1.