Pine Eagle wrestlers welcome 10 teams

PINE EAGLE – The teams came from both Idaho and Oregon to join the host Pine Eagle wrestling team at the Pine Eagle Invitational on Saturday, February 8.

In the team scores, Idaho’s New Plymouth Pilgrim played spoiler among the Oregon teams, taking first place while the combined team of Baker and Powder Valley was second. The Crane Mustangs picked up third place over the host Pine Eagle team in fourth. Elgin rounded out the top five followed by Union/Cove in sixth, Joseph in seventh and Adrian in eighth. Enterprise, Heppner and Imbler finished up the team scoring.

Pine Eagle’s Cutter Tanaka continued his dominance at 126 pounds, taking the win by pin in the championship over Baker/Powder Valley’s Gavin Stone. Tanaka only has a single loss for the season.

One surprise came out of the tournament as Baker/Powder Valley’s MaHonri Rushton handed Pine Eagle’s Seth Butler just his third loss of the season. Rushton pinned Bulter at the 5 minute, 49 second mark during the match at 182 pounds.

Team scores: 1. New Plymouth, 213. 2. Baker/Powder Valley, 161. 3. Crane, 101. 4. Pine Eagle, 95. 5. Elgin, 87. 6. Union/Cove, 73.5. 7. Joseph, 58. 8. Adrian, 53. 9. Enterprise, 44. 10. Heppner, 33.5. 11. Imbler, 21.

Individual results: 106: Third place match, Jack Roath (Crane) over Roen Waite (Heppner) by fall, 4:34. 113: First place match, Gabriel Hasbell (Elgin) over Mossy Waite (New Plymouth) by decision, 10-4. Third place match, River Clark (Baker/Powder Valley) received a bye. 120: First place match, Kyle Rice (New Plymouth) over Chase Butner (Pine Eagle) by decision, 4-2. Third place match, Coy Butner (Pine Eagle) over Garret Burns (Imbler) by decision, 4-2. 126: Cutter Tanaka (Pine Eagle) over Gavin Stone (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 5:43. Third place match, Jaxon Blackburn (Union/Cove) over Grant Ethington (New Plymouth) over decision, 6-4. Fifth place match, Kenny Terry (Elgin) over Sam Lettnich (New Plymouth) by fall, 0:39. 132: First place match, Joe Lathrop (Elgin) over Cutter Huff (Pine Eagle) by decision, 7-3. Third place match, Glen Starbuck (Crane) over Cody Fent (Enterprise) by forfeit. Fifth place match, Dusty Melchoir (Pine Eagle) over Cody Eskew (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 3:13. 138: First place match, Trace Evans (Enterprise) over Levi Roath (Crane) by technical fall, 17-2. Third place match, Kelton Dunten (Crane) over Alexander Derose (New Plymouth) by decision, 5-1. 145: Third place match, Jake Eskew (Baker/Powder Valley) over Carter Blackburn (Union/Cove) by fall, 5:30. Fifth place match, Kyle Roe (Pine Eagle) over Hunter Simpson (Pine Eagle) by forfeit. 152: First place match, Hsee Hsee (New Plymouth) over Jake Doman (Crane) by fall, 0:28. Third place match, Levi Hammond (Union/Cove) over MyKail Foster (Imbler) by fall, 3:21. Fifth place match, Bruce Morehead (Elgin) over Erin Vian (New Plymouth) by forfeit. 160: First place match, Hunter Beus (New Plymouth) over Jace Coe (Heppner) by major decision, 15-2. Third place match, Hunter Lind (Baker/Powder Valley) over Malaki Lopez (New Plymouth) in overtime, 12-10. Fifth place match, Harley Miller (Joseph) over Logan Griffin (Adrian) by forfeit. 170: Gauge Bloomer (Baker/Powder Valley) over Josiah Campbell (New Plymouth) by decision, 6-4. Third place match, Imani Schaefer (Crane) over Clayton Hammond (Elgin) by decision, 6-0. Fifth place match, Conor Brosnan (Heppner) over Ronny Morello (Joseph) by decision, 8-2. 182: First place match, MaHonri Rushton (Baker/Powder Valley) over Seth Butler (Pine Eagle) by fall, 5:49. Third place match, Jerett Doman (Crane) over Brock Winward (New Plymouth) by fall, 2:37. 195: First place match, Toby Clow (Adrian) over Tanner Davis (Crane) by fall, 1:07. Third place match, Colt Cobb (Baker/Powder Valley) over Damon Nipper (Union/Cove) by fall, 1:18. Fifth place match, Blake Jenkins (Elgin) over Alleah Haydon (Union/Cove) by fall, 0:38. 220: Third place match, Michael Day (Union/Cove) over Alex Ritter (Baker/Powder Valley) by fall, 0:48. HW: First place match, Jaden Martin (Baker/Powder Valley) over Hunter Williams (New Plymouth) by fall, 5:34. Third place match, Mats Ollenhauer (Adrian) over Dusty Sherburn (Crane) by fall, 3:40. Fifth place match, Drew Widener (Enterprise) received a bye.

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