JO-HI Wraps Up Action Over Weekend

JOSEPH – A total of 13 teams departed Joseph on Saturday, Jan.8 after taking part in the JO-HI wrestling tournament in Joseph.

Culver boarded the bus with the team title after a point total of 251. Elgin placed second with 109 points and the combined team of Heppner and Ione placed third with 106 points.

One of the closest matches of the day took place in the title match at 126 pounds. Crane senior John Otley upped his season record to 16-3 after taking an 8 to 6 decision over Imbler senior Garrett Burns. Burns record for the year now stands at 22-2.

At 145 pounds, Pine Eagle senior Chase Butner continues to roll over opponents, winning over Culver junior Reeden Arsenault by fall.

In the 160-pound class, Grant Union senior Justin Hodge remains with just a lone loss on his record after winning over Elgin junior Gabe Hasbell with a 5 to 1 decision.

Adrian senior Toby Clow remains perfect for the year at 220 pounds after a win by fall over Santiam Christian junior Andrew Haase.

Team scores: 1. Culver, 251.0. 2. Elgin, 109.0. 3. Heppner/Ione, 106.0. 4. Pine Eagle, 94.0. 5. Grant Union, 92.0. 6. Santiam Christian, 83.0. 7. Union, 81.0. 8. Crane, 79.0. 9. Enterprise, 66.0. 10. Imbler, 44.0. 11. Joseph, 38.0. 12. Echo/Stanfield, 36.0. 13. Adrian, 26.0.

106: 1st Place Match; Cole Rahi (Culver) defeated Hunter Buck (Pine Eagle) by decision, 7-4. 3rd Place Match; John Fosmark (Culver) defeated Phoenix Taylor (Elgin) by fall, 2:49.

113: 1st Place Match; Debren Sanabria (Culver) defeated Aiden Guest (Culver) by fall, 2:58. 3rd Place Match; Jett Peterson (Joseph) defeated Joshua Wilson (Elgin) by fall, 0:24.

120: 1st Place Match; Roen Waite (Heppner/Ione) defeated Santos Navarro (Culver) by fall, 5:18. 3rd Place Match; Sam Schmidgall (Santiam Christian) defeated Jayden McNall (Joseph) by fall, 0:44. 5th Place Match; Austin Fosmark (Culver) defeated Deson Monroe (Culver) due to forfeit.

126: 1st Place Match; John Otley (Crane) defeated Garrett Burns (Imbler) by decision, 8-6. 3rd Place Match; James Denson (Pine Eagle) defeated Thadius Brown (Culver) by decision, 6-2. 5th Place Match; Dylan Rogers (Joseph) defeated Jacob Jones (Union) by fall, 3:28.

132: 1st Place Match; Gage Martens (Union) defeated Noel Navarro (Culver) by fall, 2:00. 3rd Place Match; Mason Benge (Grant Union) defeated Alex Albanez (Enterprise) by decision, 4-0. 5th Place Match; Brady Otley (Crane) defeated Jaden Scott (Culver) by fall, 1:45.

138: 1st Place Match; Coy Butner (Pine Eagle) defeated Keegin Chitty (Echo/Stanfield) by fall, 0:34. 3rd Place Match; Jack Roath (Crane) defeated Kadyn Trick (Imbler) by fall, 1:55. 5th Place Match; Pearce Schnetzky (Enterprise) defeated Tristan Clarry (Grant Union) by fall, 5:46.

145: 1st Place Match; Chase Butner (Pine Eagle) defeated Reeden Arsenault (Culver) by fall, 3:08. 3rd Place Match; Reece McConnell (Elgin) defeated Teagan Evans (Enterprise) by decision, 5-3. 5th Place Match; Jack Strong (Grant Union) defeated Saul Lopez (Heppner/Ione) due to injury.

152: 1st Place Match; Kelin Abbas (Culver) defeated Ty McLaughlin (Elgin) in extra time, 6-4. 3rd Place Match; Caleb Ness (Santiam Christian) defeated Edward Ellsworth (Heppner/Ione) by fall, 3:48. 5th Place Match; Kamran Ness (Santiam Christian) defeated Gavin Russell (Joseph) by fall, 3:44.

160: 1st Place Match; Justin Hodge (Grant Union) defeated Gabe Hasbell (Elgin) by decision, 5-1. 3rd Place Match; Jake Doman (Crane) defeated Gabe Wilson (Culver) by fall, 1:50. 5th Place Match; Gen Wintersteen (Elgin) defeated Isaih Trujillo (Imbler) by fall, 1:14.

170: 1st Place Match; Joseph Lathrop (Elgin) defeated Isaiah Toomey (Culver) by decision, 6-4. 3rd Place Match; Cody Fent (Enterprise) defeated Riddick Hutchison (Grant Union) by fall, 2:28. 5th Place Match; Sam McCracken (Grant Union) defeated JJ Nelson (Culver) by fall, 1:59.

182: 1st Place Match; Conor Brosnan (Heppner/Ione) defeated David Creech (Union) by decision, 7-5. 3rd Place Match; Jared Mehlschau (Santiam Christian) defeated Sean Peden (Elgin) by fall, 1:22. 5th Place Match; Lonny Hernandez (Culver) defeated Alex Finley (Grant Union) by fall, 1:53.

195: 1st Place Match; Cade Cunningham (Heppner/Ione) defeated James Dempsey (Union) by fall, 3:23. 3rd Place Match; Will Ogden (Enterprise) received a bye.

220: 1st Place Match; Toby Clow (Adrian) defeated Andrew Haase (Santiam Christian) by fall, 1:43. 3rd Place Match; Clancy Rutledge (Culver) defeated Daniel Calles (Echo/Stanfield) by fall, 4:39. 5th Place Match; Nathan Ellsworth (Heppner/Ione) defeated Emery Hammond (Crane) by fall, 2:52.

285: 1st Place Match; Wylie Johnson (Culver) defeated Tristan Otter (Culver) by fall, 1:53. 3rd Place Match; Rolando Moreno (Grant Union) received a bye.

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