Weekend Prep Roundup: Five East County wrestlers reach finals at Vashon


WRESTLING

Vashon Island Invitational

VASHON — Montesano made the most of its one championship finalist, while Elma had four wrestlers in the championshi finals, during an extremely competitive Vashon Island Invitational on Saturday.

Montesano’s Jacob Ellefson and Elma’s Brek McGaughy won titles, with the Bulldogs grabbing eighth place overall and the Eagles 10th overall. Forks won the team championship.

An all-Elma final in the 220-pound final guaranteed one Elma champion — Brek McGaughy decisioned teammate Austin Carrell, 4-3.

Elma’s Tanner Sample, in the 132 final, and Tyson Dick, in the 145 final, took second overall. Sample lost to Kelso’s Tyler Wicken by major decision, 10-0. Dick lost to Zillah’s Diego Herandnez, 10-7, in their match.

Austin Cristelli finished the Elma placers with a third-place finish at 152 pounds, a 2-1 win over Zillah’s Christian Francisco.

“The tournament competition was the toughest it has been in years,” Elma head coach Jason Dick said. “I thought our guys wrestled hard, but I thought we could have gotten a few more placers. The guys wrestling in the finals wrestled really well against some really tough kids.”

Montesano had four other placers in the tournament — two thirds and two fifths.

Tyler Izatt, at 106, defeated Trevor Newburn, of Ridgefield, 6-4, to take third. Anthony Louthan, at 182, knocked off Lake Stevens’ Mason Beaver, 4-1, to finish third. Austin King, at 132, and Taylor Rupp, at 195, finished fifth.

“All five kids wrestled well and wrestled a lot of matches today,” Montesano head coach Jeff Klinger, who was home with the flu, said. “We are excited for them to have those kind of results at a really good tournament.”

North Mason Invitational

BELFAIR — Aberdeen finished up Saturday’s North Mason Invitational with five third-place finishers and a sixth-place finish as a team.

Erikk Machowek, at 138 pounds, was joined by Tristen Jimenez (145), Kolby Shelton (152), Tavo Sanchez (170), Jordon Logan (285) and Kaleb Levao (285) with third-place finishes.

Aberdeen did not land a wrestler in the finals and came away with a sixth-place finish out of 17 teams.

“I’m happy with their performances,” AHS head coach Chuck Veloni said. “Kolby Shelton and Kaleb Levao, first-year senior wrestlers, both did extremely well and have wrestled much better than anticipated.”

Levao won the junior varsity tournament at North Mason on Friday.

Third Place — 138: Erikk Machowek def. Kad Wilford (Port Townsend), 4-3. 145: Tristen Jimenez def. Larry Anderson (Columbia River), 9-6. 152: Kolby Shelton dec. Gavyn Baird (Shelton), 13-10. 170: Tavo Sanchez maj. dec. Washington Lagauana (Cent. Kitsap), 13-0. 285: Jordon Logan pinned Kaleb Levao, 2:42.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Trojans 54, Vikings 49

MENLO — Pe Ell ruled the offensive glass in upsetting Willapa Valley in the Jack Q. Pearson Holiday Classic on Saturday at Tenoski Gym.

Austin Arrington scored 16 points for the Trojans, who owned a 31-17 rebounding bulge.

“We gave up 15 offensive rebounds and lose by five, that was the game,” Viking coach John Peterson said. “That and they shot 8-of-14 in the first quarter. I was proud of how hard we played, especially in the second half. But you’ve got to rebound.”

Down by 10 with about five minutes remaining, the Vikings (6-2) cut the margin to two at 49-47 with 2:20 remaining. Pe Ell, however, converted a pair of offensive rebounds to settle the issue.

Stephen Camenzind scored 19 points, while Cody Buchanan added 13 for Valley. Hunter Gray and Jason Fluke were cited for reserve play.

Willapa Valley standout Matt Konigsberger missed his second straight contest with an infected knee. His status for Friday’s Pacific League crucial at North Beach remains in doubt.

Each team in the boys portion of the Pearson tournament finished with 1-1 records (all pairings were pre-determined). The Vikings, if they so chose, could claim the unofficial championship on the basis of point differential.

Pe Ell 19 9 14 12 — 54 W. Valley 13 8 12 16 — 49

Pe Ell (54) — Aiden Arrington 6, Jurek, Bailey 5, Compton 2, Russell 4, Austin Arrington 16, Shepherd, Lusk 9, Toepelt, Speck 12. FG — 22-47 (.468). FT — 8-17.

Willapa Valley (49) — Sagen 2, Buchanan 13, Cook, Oblad 3, Gray 8, Fluke, Pearson 4, Camenzind 19. FG — 16-43 (.372). FT — 13-17.

Lions 44, Indians 32

MENLO — At the Willapa Valley Jack Q. Pearson Tournament, Concrete took advantage of South Bend with a 14-3 run to bracket the third and fourth quarters in a Saturday afternoon win.

With Concrete leading 24-21 with 43 seconds left in the third quarter, the Lions went on their 14-3 run to lead, 38-24, with 5:34 left in the fourth quarter.

“We played like our feet were in concrete,” South Bend head coach Tom Betrozoff said. “In this game, we were down by five and it felt like 50. That was how we played offensively.”

Miles Davis led the Tribe (2-7) with 16 points and Mitch Edwards pulled down 13 rebounds.

On Friday, South Bend returns to Pacific League play by traveling to rival Raymond.

SBend 10 5 6 11 — 32 Concrete 13 6 8 14 — 44

South Bend (32) — Ogilve 2, Z. Johnson, Davis 16, Diaz, Sanchez, Lewis 2, T. Johnson 8, Edwards 3, Elliott 1. FG — 11-36 (.306). FT — 5-12.

Concrete (44) — Soloman 3, Clark 7, Newby 8, LeBrosey 6, Barnett 2, Phillipsen, Freeman 2, Rogge 16. FG — 15-48 (.313). FT — 11-18.

Navigators 66, Loggers 50

TENINO — Kevin Boogerd’s 25 points led hot-shooting Northwest Christian past Wishkah on the final day of the Tenino Christmas Tournament on Saturday.

Boogerd knocked down seven 3-point shots as the Navigators led from the outset.

Despite 22 points from Brady Anderson, the Loggers (6-3) were unable to duplicate their inspired performance in upending Class 1A Tenino on Friday.

“We’ve played four back-to-back (games) this year and it just caught up to us,” Wishkah coach Matt Ferrier said. “We did some good things, we did some bad things, but at the same time we played with a lack of energy. We were fatigued.

Gavin Baltzell and Trey Berge shared Wishkah scoring honors with eight points each. Keigan Gardiner dished out five assists.

The Loggers resume play Friday at North River.

Wishkah 13 17 11 9 — 50 N.W. Chr. 21 16 18 11 — 66

Wishkah (50) — Gardiner 6, B. Anderson 22, Rodriguez 3, Thein 2, J. Anderson 3, Berge 8, Baltzell 6. FG — 17-46 (.369). FT — 10-20.

Northwest Christian (66) — Fox 8, Dominguez 4, A. Koukal 10, Griffin 2, I. Koukal 8, Kosierowski 1, Kier 6, Thomas, Kevin Boogerd 25, Wooldridge 2. FG — n/a. FT — 11-14.

Comets 47, Elks 36

AMANDA PARK — A back-and-forth affair slowly went Naselle’s way as Lake Quinault was unable to overcome a rough second quarter in this non-league encounter on Saturday.

The Comets grabbed a 24-14 halftime lead and held off the Elks in the second half.

“We played much better, but turnovers killed us,” Lake Quinault head coach Clinton Potter said.

Kobe Kalama led the Elks with a double-double — 11 points and 14 rebounds — and Dylan Dorhofer added 12 rebounds and four assists.

On Friday, Lake Quinault (1-6) stays home to take on Crescent.

Naselle 12 12 914 — 47 LQuin 10 4 10 12 — 36

Naselle (47) — Williams 17, Cormia, S. Scrabeck 7, See 2, Bergeson 8, Wolf 4, J. Scrabeck, Guromohson 3, Juarez 6. FG — 18-52 (.346). FT — 7-17.

Lake Quinault (36) — Johnson, Silva 8, Hsu, Ramirez, Kalama 11, Lines 7, Hildago, Diggle 5, Dorhofer 5. FG — 16-55 (.291). FT — 2-3.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Vikings 57, Trojans 50

MENLO — Willapa Valley overcame the challenging play of Pe Ell en route to the win in the final game Saturday of the Jack Q. Pearson Holiday Classic at Tenoski Gym.

Karli Friese led all scorers with 24 points, five rebounds and swiped five steals for the Vikings (8-1). The Vikings have won eight straight games and were the only team to go 2-0 in this tournament.

Alicia Smaciarz added 14 points. Brooke Harden grabbed seven rebounds to go with her 11 points.

Kayla Capps scored 15 points for the Trojans.

“This was the first time we have been challenged in awhile,” said Valley head coach Matt Bannish. “It was good for us. We would get the lead and they would make a run at us. It was a game of streaks. We fought through foul trouble and we faced the adversity well.”

Bannish praised Karli Friese for her solid game and Harden for playing well.

On Thursday, the Vikings will host Adna.

Pe Ell 12 7 19 12 — 50 W. Valley 12 11 21 13 — 57

Pe Ell (50) — Alden 5, Luck 4, Skeen 4, H. Compton 9, A. Compton 13, Hoke, Capps 15, Duncan. FG — 16-48 (.333). FT — 14-26.

Willapa Valley (57) — L. Friese 2, Smaciarz 14, Wilkeson, K. Friese 24, Sanaski, Fluke 6, Harden 11, Trotter. FG — 22-52 (.423). FT — 6-13.

Indians 53, Lions 40

MENLO — South Bend controlled play behind the double-doubles of Kessa Wilson and Katlyn Sawyer en route to toppling Concrete in the Jack Q. Pearson Holiday Classic on Saturday at Tenoski Gym.

Sawyer grabbed 12 rebounds to go with her 10 points. Wilson pulled down 13 rebounds and scored 11 points. Emily Razo was the leading scorer for the Tribe (4-3), with 12 points.

Sierra Cearns scored nine points, swiped four steals and dished up eight assists.

Kelse Cargile was the leading scorer for the Lions with 19 points.

“We controlled the game and all of our players scored,” said SB head coach Gary Wilson. “We gave away the fourth quarter, but did not continue to pile it on. It was a nice win to end 2013.”

Rielly Myers was out for this tournament with a sprained ankle and Coach Wilson praised Razo for filling in as a starter and doing a nice job in her place. He also cited Sawyer for a solid game.

On Saturday, South Bend will travel to Raymond.

S. Bend 16 17 18 2 — 53 Concrete 5 13 6 16 — 40

South Bend (53) — Cearns 9, Sanchez 7, Kousonhsavath 2, Lorton 2, Sawyer 10, Razo 12, Wilson 11. FG — 22-65 (.338). FT — 5-8.

Concrete (40) — Ramos 4, Stidman 9, Troka 7, C. Cargile 1, K. Cargile 19, Pritchard, Torheim, Mathis. FG — 13-49 (.265). FT — 9-18.

Comets 37, Elks 20

AMANDA PARK — A cold shooting night for Lake Quinault was compounded by a rough third quarter that allowed visiting Naselle to win this non-league game on Saturday night. The Comets owned a 17-11 halftime lead and expanded it with a 13-7 third quarter against the Elks (2-5).

“We played good defense, but played flat on offense. We had the same number of shots (as Naselle), but we were off. We couldn’t hit from outside and couldn’t pound it inside.,” said Quinault assistant coach Jon Neeland.

Hannah Allen led Quinault with six points and Romenita Begay pulled down nine rebounds ans swatted three blocks.

On Friday, Lake Quinault hosts Crescent.

Naselle 9 8 13 7 — 37 LQuin 7 4 7 2 — 20

Naselle (37) — Chapman 2, Nelson 5, Eaton, Greene 24, Leeland, Eaton, Pine 2, Muessig, Bjornsgard 4. FG — 12-38 (.316). FT — 13-16.

Lake Quinault (20) — E. Silva 2, Begay 3, F. Thomas 2, A. Blackburn 4, Esparza, Gerrard, M. Blackburn 3, Allen 6, B. Thomas, M. Jackson. FG — 7-38 (.184). FT — 4-10.

 

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