CoEd Varsity Wrestling
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Feb 9, 2019
Nine Phoenix wrestlers are heading to the OSAA State Tournament later this month.
The group earned its opportunity with a strong showing at the Special District 3 Tournament at Mazama High School in Klamath Falls over the weekend.
The Pirates crowned three individual champions. Ezra DeLuca (113 pounds), Jacky Hawkins (138) and Elijah Santana (160) all recorded pins to secure their titles. Micheal Walker finished second at 152, Dane Johnson second at 170 and Ryan Brumble second at 220. Elijah Galatioto finished third at 182 and Joey Wilson fourth at 160 to round out the state qualifiers.
Emma Truex qualified for the OSAA Girls' State Tournament a week earlier by winning the 125-pound division at a regional meet.
At the boys' meet, Truex finished fifth at 126, Other placers from PHS included Colton Samis fifth at 138, Mateo Lopez fifth at 145, Joey Baynard fifth at 220, Salvador Castanon fifth at 285 and Elijah Leonis sixth at 132.
As a team, the Pirates amassed 253.5 points, good for third place.
The OSAA State Tournament will be held at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum February 22-23.