Bulldog Squad Wins Bank of Eastern Oregon Invitational

photo credit Kaylene Chamberlain

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HEPPNER – A total of 16 wrestling teams made the trip to Heppner to compete in the Bank of Eastern Oregon Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 5. As the action wrapped up for the day, the Bulldogs of Baker/Powder Valley were crowned team champions. Culver picked up second place in the team standings with Pine Eagle taking third. The host Mustangs of Heppner placed fourth and Riverside rounded out the top five.

Crane senior John Otley upped his season record to an impressive 30-3 with a win by pin over Culver senior Noel Navarroin the 126-pound class.

The Butner clan of Pine Eagle continue to impress. Senior Coy Butner now stands at 21-1 for the season after winning the title at 132 pounds and senior Chase Butner has a record of 20-1 after a championship at 138 pounds.

The hometown fans had something to cheer about as Heppner senior Conor Brosnan grabbed the title at 182 pounds, pinning Union/Cove’s David Creech in the first place match.

At 220 pounds, Adrian senior Toby Clow continues with just two losses for the season compared to 26 wins with a first-place win by pin over Baker/Powder Valley senior Alex Ritter.

The team title by the Bulldogs was led by first place finishes by freshman Aldo Duran (120 pounds), senior Gavin Stone (145 pounds), senior Adrian Allen (195 pounds), and senior Jaden Martin (285 pounds).

We at easternoregonsports.com want to thank Kaylene Chamberlain for the forwarding of great pictures of the action at the Bank of Eastern Oregon Invitational.

Team scores: 1. Baker/Powder Valley, 245.0. 2. Culver, 191.0. 3. Pine Eagle, 107.0. 4. Heppner, 97.0. 5. Riverside, 96.0. 6. Crane, 77.0. 7. Elgin, 73.0. 8. Union/Cove, 63.0. 9. Irrigon, 62.0. 10. Echo, 59.5. 11. Grant Union, 57.0. 12. Enterprise, 32.0. 13. Imbler, 31.0. 14. Adrian, 27.5. 15. Joseph/Wallowa, 25.0. 16. McLoughlin/Weston-McEwen/Griswald, 19.0.

106-1st Place Match; Hunter Buck (Pine Eagle) defeated Joey Duncan (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 3:36. 3rd Place Match; Cole Rahi (Culver) defeated William Madrigal (Riverside) by decision, 5-1. 5th Place Match; John Fosmark (Culver) defeated Phoenix Taylor (Elgin) by fall, 4:25.

113-1st Place Match; Debren Sanabria (Culver) defeated Bryan Madrigal (Riverside) by fall, 2:36. 3rd Place Match; Marcus Chamberlain (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Anthony Castaneda (Riverside) due to injury. 5th Place Match; Jett Peterson (Joseph/Wallowa) defeated Axel Paredes-Rosales (Riverside) by fall, 0:44.

120-1st Place Match; Aldo Duran (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Mateo Rockwell (Riverside) by major decision, 8-0. 3rd Place Match; Isiic Wade (Echo) defeated Roen Waite (Heppner) in overtime, 7-5. 5th Place Match; Santos Navarro (Culver) defeated Sage Darlington (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 5:54.

126-1st Place Match; John Otley (Crane) defeated Noel Navarro (Culver) by fall, 1:16. 3rd Place Match; Cole Hester (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated James Denson (Pine Eagle) by decision, 8-3. 5th Place Match; Zac Brown (Heppner) defeated Tucker Whitaker (Culver) by fall, 2:13.

132-1st Place Match; Coy Butner (Pine Eagle) defeated Garrett Burns (Imbler) by decision, 7-3. 3rd Place Match; Cooper Yensen (McLoughlin/Weston-McEwen/Griswald) defeated Mason Benge (Grant Union) by fall, 1:09. 5th Place Match; Derek Torres (Culver) defeated Julian Abbott (Irrigon) by decision, 6-0.

138-1st Place Match; Chase Butner (Pine Eagle) defeated Keegin Chitty (Echo) by fall, 3:43. 3rd Place Match; Gage Martens (Union/Cove) defeated Pearce Schnetzky (Enterprise) by fall, 2:26. 5th Place Match; Jimmy Sullivan (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Kadyn Trick (Imbler) by fall, 0:23.

145-1st Place Match; Gavin Stone (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Jacob Ayala (Irrigon) by major decision, 15-7. 3rd Place Match; Reeden Arsenault (Culver) defeated Reece McConnell (Elgin) by decision, 12-10. 5th Place Match; Jack Strong (Grant Union) defeated Will Seggerman (Pine Eagle) by fall, 1:41.

152-1st Place Match; Kelin Abbas (Culver) defeated Ty McLaughlin (Elgin) by decision, 4-0. 3rd Place Match; Isaiah Lemmon (Echo) defeated Edward Ellsworth (Heppner) by technical fall, 17-2. 5th Place Match; Tyler Boor (Heppner) defeated Gavin Russell (Joseph/Wallowa) by decision, 7-1.

160-1st Place Match; Isaiah Toomey (Culver) defeated Gen Wintersteen (Elgin) by fall, 1:04. 3rd Place Match; Josiah Moreno (Irrigon) defeated Kelton Dunten (Crane) by fall, 5:41. 5th Place Match; Ryan Brown (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Cyrus Piel (Irrigon) by fall, 1:31.

170-1st Place Match; Jake Doman (Crane) defeated Cody Eskew (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 5:38. 3rd Place Match; Sean Peden (Elgin) defeated JJ Nelson (Culver) by fall, 2:27. 5th Place Match; Alex Finley (Grant Union) defeated Sam McCracken (Grant Union) by decision, 9-4.

182-1st Place Match; Conor Brosnan (Heppner) defeated David Creech (Union/Cove) by fall, 1:47. 3rd Place Match; Riddick Hutchison (Grant Union) defeated Jacob Mills (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 4:31. 5th Place Match; Bennie Ayala (Irrigon) defeated Tucker Elliott (Riverside) by fall, 1:45.

195-1st Place Match; Adrian Allen (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Cade Cunningham (Heppner) by decision, 9-3. 3rd Place Match; Tyrese Boyd (Riverside) defeated Austin Wells (Irrigon) by fall, 0:29. 5th Place Match; James Dempsey (Union/Cove) defeated Ryan Jackson-Nelson (Union/Cove) by fall, 3:55.

220-1st Place Match; Toby Clow (Adrian) defeated Alex Ritter (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 2:30. 3rd Place Match; Gunnar McDowell (Enterprise) defeated Jayden Clark (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 1:47. 5th Place Match; Emery Hammond (Crane) defeated Nathan Ellsworth (Heppner) by decision, 8-3.

285-1st Place Match; Jaden Martin (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Wylie Johnson (Culver) by fall, 4:31. 3rd Place Match; Michael Day (Union/Cove) defeated Allen Rodriguez (Riverside) by fall, 0:52. 5th Place Match; Russell Walden (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Gino Gallegos (Echo) by fall, 1:11.

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