SULTAN — Granite Falls’ Ryan Nash and Tyler Groff each won individual championships as the Tigers took home overall team honors at the 2A Sub-Regional wrestling tournament on Saturday at Sultan High School.
Nash defeated Sammamish’s Rathtana Duong to earn the 120-pound title, while the 126-pound Groff beat the Turks’ James Mackenzie. The Tigers finished with 248.5 points, 26 more than second-place Sultan, and had 11 wrestlers finish in the top 4 to qualify for the 2A regional tournament.
The Turks had three first-place finishers, with Jason Barrus (152), Jake Naslund (182) and Taylor Comfort (220) winning their respective weight classes.
At Sultan H.S.
Team results: Granite Falls 248.5, Sultan 222.5, Cedarcrest 192, Lakewood 189.5, Lake Washington 125, Archbishop Murphy 124.5, Sammamish 117.
106—Bailey McBride (C) def. Login Corbin (GF); 113—Juan Quijada (Sam) def. Callen Martinez (C); 120—Ryan Nash (GF) def. Rathtana Duong (S); 126—Tyler Groff (GF) def. James Mackenzie (S); 132—Curtis Chittenden (C) def. Bryce MacDicken (S); 138—Ely Malametz (C) def. Benson Hull (LW); 145—Saul Del Rio (LW) def. Cameron Wheeler (L); 152—Jason Barrus (S) def. Nick Decker (C); 160—Carlos Toledano (C) def. Tommy Eadie (GF); 170—Jeff Harrison (L) def. James Boglivi (S); 182—Jake Naslund (S) def. Charlie Johnson (S); 195—Foster Wade (AM) def. Brandon Webb (S); 220—Taylor Comfort (S) def. Dakota Creed (AM); 285—Tristan Nelson (L) def. Andrey Ilnitsky (LW).
Other advancers (top 4 to regionals):106—3. Adam Gibson (GF), 4. Hayden Toon (LW);
113—3. Rickey Mueller (GF), 4. Cory Cooper (GF); 120—3. Arlyss Jenkins (GF), 5. Johnny McKamee (LW); 126—3. Collin Farrell (AM), 4. Tristen Larsen (GF); 132—3. Tim Kozemzak (AM), 4. Tristen Daniels (GF); 138—3. Drake Mosteller (LW), 4. Riley Hansen (GF); 145—3. Tysen Campbell (GF), 4. Ryan Sharp (S); 152—3. Chris Del Rio (LW), 4. Jeremy Peterson (L); 160—3. Gage Gilbertson (L), 4. Andrew Shaffer (AM); 170—3. Tomas Narvaja (S), 4. James Tate (S); 182—3. Max Hummer (S), 4. Elliot Dick (AM); 195—3. James Giorgio (L), 4. Matt Baller (S); 220—3. Jake Johnson (S), 4. Eui Jeong (AM); 285—3. Devin Jackson (L).