Vikings' Delamora second at Cottage Grove

Siuslaw freshman Yoskar Delamora

Siuslaw freshman Yoskar Delamora took second place Saturday at the Cottage Grove Invitational, the top finish by a Vikings wrestler in the two-day event.

Top-seeded Blake Niemann of Philomath won by decision over Delamora in the 106-pound final, 10-5.

Other Vikings placing Saturday included:

  • Mason Buss finished third at 120 and scored 25 team points
  • Ryan Jennings fifth at 160 and scored 12 team points
  • Christian Newlan sixth at 195 and scored 13 team points
  • Matthew Horrillo sixth at 285 and scored 13 team points

Others scoring for the Vikings included Elijah LaCosse (138 pounds) 13 points, JC Gentry (195) 10, Jesus Garcia (170) 7, Hunter Petterson (126) 3 and Matt Shick (145) 3.

The Vikings finished ninth in a field of 30 schools with 123 points. Grants Pass won with 387.5.


Several Vikings are listed in the Oregon Wrestling forum's Class 4 rankings.

  • Freshman Yoskar Delamora is No. 7 at 106 pounds (Sweet Home freshman Jake Sieminski is No. 1)
  • Freshman Mason Buss is No. 6 at 120 (Sweet Home senior Rian Howard is No. 1)
  • Junior Elijah LaCosse is No. 8 at 138 (McLoughlin senior Jesse Jones is No. 1)
  • Junior Ryan Jennings is No. 7 at 152 (Sweet Home senior Travis Thorpe is No. 1)
  • Senior Christian Newlan is No. 14 at 220 (LaGrande senior Spencer Gerst is No. 1)
  • Senior Matthew Horrillo is No. 7 at 285 (LaGrande senior Gable Shuckle is No. 1)

Thursday, Feb. 6 — at Oregon West Conference Duals, Newport
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 7-8 — at OSAA Southern Division Girls Regional, Thurston
Thursday, Feb. 13 — Philomath at Siuslaw dual, 6 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 21-22 — at OSAA Southern Division Boys Regional, Stayton
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 28-29 — OSAA state championships, Portland


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Elmira's late free throws cost Lady Vikings

Falcons shoot 10 free throws in the final minute, sinking seven, to hold of Lady Vikings, 49-42.