Vikings drop a pair of duals at Philomath


Vikings senior Ryan Jennings and sophomore Yoskar De la Mora

Won by forfeit was the big winner Thursday in a pair of dual meet losses for the Siuslaw Vikings wrestling team.

The Vikings lost 60-12 to Tillamook and 57-23 to Banks in a Double Dual at Philomath, with Siuslaw surrendering 42 points in each match by forfeit.

"I have six kids in quarantine. One had Covid," Siuslaw coach Neil Wartnik said. "I feel like I am competing with a phantom limb.  How I miss my missing team members. 

"As I have written before, this is one of the closest knit teams I've every coached. They have gone through so much adversity and have held together. I can't speak highly enough of them."

The Vikings had only seven wrestlers competing in the 14 weight classes, while Tillamook covered all 14 and Banks 12 of 14.

Siuslaw closes its regular-season schedule Tuesday with a home dual against North Bend.

Regional championships for the boys will be held Thursday at Sweet Home, for the girls Friday at Thursday in Springfield.

Thursday in Philomath, Vikings sophomore Yoskar De la Mora was 2-0 at 120 pounds, winning by sudden victory against Tillamook and by technical fall against Banks.

Vikings senior Ryan Jennings was 2-0 at 160, dominating his match against Tillamook and winning by forfeit against Banks.

Senior Elijah LaCosse (145) pinned Luke Bozied of Banks in 2:38 and sophomore Mason Buss (170) pinned Hayden Hameri of Tillamook in 1:10.

"The team competed so wel," Wartnik said. "We wrestled three top-10 teams, and we wrestled very respectably! No one was a meteor, but everyone twinkled."

Tillamook 60, Siuslaw 12
106 — Bryce Haltiner, Tillamook, won by forfeit
113 — Joshua Perdew, Tillamook, won by forfeit
120 — Yoskar De la Mora, Siuslaw, won by sudden victory over Baird Hagerty, Tillamook, 4-2
126 — Austin Simmons, Tillamook, won by forfeit
132 — Bradley Rieger, Tillamook, won by forfeit
138 — Tyler Moncrief, Tillamook, won by forfeit
145 — Parker McKibbin, Tillamook, won by decision over Elijah LaCosse, Siuslaw, 7-3
152 — James Goddard, Tillamook, won by forfeit
160 — Ryan Jennings, Siuslaw, won by decision over Gilbert Whitlatch, Tillamook, 13-6
170 — Mason Buss, Siuslaw, pinned Hayden Hamerl, Tillamook, 1:10
182 — Miquel Niemi, Tillamook, pinned Dayne Muller, Siuslaw, 1:11
195 — David Wingate, Tillamook, won by forfeit
220 — Jackson Contreras, Tillamook, pinned Christian Newlan, Siuslaw, 1:40
285 — Messiah Tuiolemota, Tillamook, won by decision over JC Gentry, Siuslaw, 4-3

Banks 57, Siuslaw 23
106 — George Bergstrom, Banks, won by forfeit
113 — Jace Thompson, Banks, won forfeit
120 — Yoskar De la Mora, Siuslaw, won by technical fall over Mason Warren, Banks, 16-1
126 — Hunter Smith, Banks, won by forfeit
132 — Dylan Smith, Banks, won by forfeit
138 — Jackson Lyda, Banks, won forfeit
145 — Elijah LaCosse, Siuslaw, pinned Luke Bozied, Banks, 2:38
152 — Tyler Smith, Banks, won by forfeit
160 — Ryan Jennings, Siuslaw, won by forfeit
170 — Rephael Mauck, Banks, won by decision over Mason Buss, Siuslaw, 9-5
182 — Daevon Vereen, Banks, pinned Dayne Muller, Siuslaw, 1:22
195 — Mishael Mauck, Banks, won by forfeit
220 — Christian Newlan, Siuslaw, won by forfeit
285 — Ramsey Hering, Banks, pinned JC Gentry, Siuslaw, :32




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