Local wrestlers win Classic medals
- Gary Lindberg
- Madras Pioneer - News
r youth wrestlers from Jefferson County earned medals at the Oregon Classic during the weekend at the Deschutes County Expo Center.
Shayna Sauls finished second and Ivan Garland was third while wrestling for the Culver Mat Club. Sauls competed in the 85-pound, bantam division. Galan was in the 144, school boy category.
Joshua Hendrix placed third and Justin Hendrix fourth as members of the Madras Mat Club. Joshua Hendrix competed in the 215, cadet division while Justin Hendrix was in the 190 novice division.
Culver had 14 and Madras five other wrestlers competing at the Oregon Classic on Saturday and Sunday. Competitors had to finish in the top three of a regional tourney to be eligible for the Classic.
Culver's non-placing competitors were: Bantam-- Jorge Olivera, 60 pounds; Jamal Ortiz, 70; Midget-- Tanner Davis, 75 and Saxton Shaffner, 70; Novice-- Logan Usher, 85; Bolton Anglen 80 and Tucker Davis, 75; School boy-- Mitch Nelson, 120,; Jesus Roctano, 105; Stephen Krueger, 120; Matthew Krueger, 120; Cadet-- David Badillio, 133; Miguel Gutierrez, 145; Ryan Kasch, 120.
Madras' non-placing competitors were: Midget-- Jace Oppenlander, 60; Novice-- Broc Sanders, 70; School Boy-- Kole Willis, 90; Wrangler Howe, 112.