On Tuesday, Jan. 5, the Eagles played host to Medford and defeated them soundly with a score of Eagle Point 58/ South Medford 10.
103 — Orlando DeLaCruz, EP, pinned Matt Holiday, SM, 5:01; 112 — Gordon Downing, EP, pinned Austin McAlmond, SM, 1:15; 119 — Dallas Compton, EP, pinned C. Swift, SM, 3:17; *125 — Taylor Mitchell, EP, pinned D. Jones, SM, 1:18; 130 — Michael Lesty, SM, pinned Nathan Lucas, EP, 1:38.
135 — Travis Woods, EP, dec. S. Land, SM, 8-3; 140 — Luis Rodriguez, EP, dec. B. Holstrong, SM, 5-4; 145 — Jake Gallo, EP, major dec. R. Miller, SM, 11-0; 152 — Edward Martinez, EP, dec. C. Theroll, SM, 8-6.
160 — Daniel Morgan, EP, pinned S. Faulconer, SM, 1:49; 171 — Johnny Wilkerson, EP, dec. Jay Townsand, SM, 13-5; 189 — Steven Josephson, EP, pinned B. Repman, SM, 2:45; 215 — C. Albertson, SM, dec Mario Rivera, EP, 11-4; 285 — Daniel Miller, EP, won by forfeit.
The Eagles participated in the Oregon Classic last weekend and at press time they were in the 5A quarterfinals having defeated Madras 51-15, Silverton 53-18 and Pendleton 52-24.
(Update on Classic)
Eagle Point 3rd at the prestigious Oregon Wrestling Classic
In the pool with 9 of the top 10 teams in the state, Eagle Point was able to complete the first day of pool competition with a 3-0 record, defeating eighth ranked Madras HS 51-21, Silverton HS 54-18, and ninth ranked Pendleton HS 52-21.
The second day of competition began with a face-off with sixth ranked Thurston HS in the quarterfinals. The Eagles toppled Thurston with a score of 55-18 to move on to the semifinals where they took on three time defending state champs, Hermiston. The Eagles lost several tight matches and the bulldogs were able to roll to a 49-9 victory.
Eagle Point came back and showed their resolve by defeating 3rd ranked Hillsboro HS in the third and fourth place match with a score of 39-19.
The Eagles are currently 16-3 in dual meets on the year.
Eagle Point takes on cross-town rival Crater on Thursday, January 14th at 5:45 PM (JV) and 7:00 PM (V).