CoEd Varsity Wrestling
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Feb 21, 2020
Quality over quantity is the battle cry for the Phoenix wrestling team this season.
The Pirates flexed their collective muscle at the district wrestling tournament over the weekend in Cottage Grove, with seven of them earning spots at this weekend's OSAA State Wrestling Tournament in Portland.
PHS has a pair of district champs as Micheal Walker (160 pounds) and Joey Baynard (220) captured titles. Both went through the bracket undefeated, capping off titles with deciions in the championship matches.
Meanwhile, Emma Truex finished an impressive third at 126 pounds. The senior had already secured a spot in the girls' state tournament at regional qualifying earlier in the month. Truex opted to compete in the all-team district event, helping the Pirates to a fourth-place finish on the weekend. She will chase a fourth straight girls' title in Portland.
Other PHS qualifiers for state include Yovanni Bazan at 132, Martin Scala at 120 and Salvador Castanon at 285. Isabella Prinslow earned a spot at 126 but will be unable to compete due to injury.