Nyssa’s Duenaz And Vale’s Collins Calhoun Champions

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NYSSA – By the end of Saturday, a large contingent of female wrestlers had largely taken over three mats of the Calhoun Classic over two days of action. As the competition came to a close on Saturday, Dec. 11, Nyssa’s Ciara Duenza had to hometown fans cheering while Vale’s Ava Collins provided the Viking fans a reason to come out of their seats.

Wrestling in the 100-pound class, Duenaz wrestled to a championship title, downing Emmett’s Jayla Goslin by a 7-5 decision. Collins also took the match to a decision, beating Ontario’s Hannah Hernandez, 5-4, in the 140-pound classification for first place honors.

100: 1st Place Match; Ciara Duenaz (Nyssa) defeated Jayla Goslin (Emmett) by decision, 7-5.

125: 3rd Place Match; Elizabeth Hergesheimer (Homedale) defeated Yisella Torres (Nyssa) by fall, 1:24.

130: 3rd Place Match; Gabby De Lapena (Enterprise) defeated Paola Ruiz Saldana (Caldwell) by fall, 2:21.

140: 1st Place Match; Ava Collins (Vale) defeated Hannah Hernandez (Ontario) by decision, 5-4.

145: 1st Place Match; Marissa Jimenez (Caldwell) defeated Alexandra Munoz-Murillo (Nyssa) by fall, 0:22. 3rd Place Match; Hailie Ballou (Nyssa) defeated LaRae Stewart (Homedale) by fall, 3:44.

155: 3rd Place Match; Sarah Plummer (Baker/Powder Valley) defeated Jessica Williams (Vale) by fall, 2:38.

170: 3rd Place Match; Abigail Mardock (Nyssa) defeated Myra Jean Koon (Homedale) by fall, 2:09.

190: 3rd Place Match; Raegen Anderson (Weiser) defeated Yadira Mora (Ontario) due to injury.

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