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Wrestling: Scappoose pummels Cowapa League foes 121-3

Indians lose only one match between Astoria and Seaside

Photo Credit: JOHN WILLIAM HOWARD - Tribe senior Johnny Tardif looks to overpower Seaside's Raiden Bowles during their match at 182 pounds. Tardif won by fall in the second round.Scappoose had Seaside and Astoria on the wrestling mat on Wednesday night, with the chance to make a statement: The regular season might not matter, but by gum, we plan on winning it regardless.

The statement made was a 67-0 beating of Seaside and a 54-3 thumping of Astoria, an evening in which the Indians lost only one match — a possible Cowapa League championships preview at 160 pounds.

Coming in, Tribe senior Ben Gadbois and Astoria's Josh Long had already battled once this season. Gadbois was given a controversial escape point, and won 5-4 at the 5-Way Dual in Scappoose on Saturday afternoon, a win which propelled him to third in the Class 4A rankings at 152 pounds. Long had been first at 145 before falling to Gadbois, and a loss and movement to a higher weight bracket dropped him to fourth.

The pair ended the first period without a score, but Gadbois escaped early in the second period to take a 1-0 lead. With just seconds remaining in the second period, Long scored a takedown and jumped ahead, eventually winning a 3-1 decision for the only points against Scappoose all night long.

The win for Long continued a streak of close matches after Braxton Sue opened up with a pin of Tyler Ranta in 1:57, and Alex Foumal pinned Astoria's Kenneth Hageman in just 44 seconds.

Then came a big victory for Jack Eggers at 138 pounds, a 6-4 decision over Jared Lucore for his first varsity win. Justin Hering then scored in the waning seconds of his match with Mateo DeVargas to win 3-1 before Cody Erhardt fought his way to pin Tristen Holiday at 152.

The Indians finished off the match with four thrillers, led by a big showing from senior David Krupsky. After escaping a near-fall, Krupsky battled back to score a takedown in the last 10 seconds of his match to win a 4-2 decision. Johnny Tardif pinned Matthew Mather in 30 seconds flat, followed by a win by fall for Tyson Broadbent in 2:41.

Devin Ray capped off the match with a hard-fought 9-7 decision over Josh Raichl at 220 pounds.

In the Seaside dual, the visiting Seagulls offered only four contested matches. Scappoose 120-pounder William Lohman won a 10-0 major decision over Justin Dunn and Sue pinned Gannon Abernathy in the second round. Hering a nail biter, scoring at the last moment to win a 6-5 decision before Tardif plowed into Raiden Bowles for the pin in 3:28.

The next action for Scappoose will be a visit to the Pac-Rim tournament in Astoria on Jan. 9 and 10.


Scappoose 67, Seaside 0

106 — Double Forfeit

113 — Double Forfeit

120 — William Lohman (SCAP) def. Justin Dunn (SEAS) Maj. dec. 10-0

126 — Braxton Sue (SCAP) def. Gannon Abernathy (SEAS) fall 3:44

132 — Alex Foumal (SCAP) win by FF

138 — Colton Bush (SCAP) win by FF

145 — Justin Hering (SCAP) def. Jordan Hansard (SEAS) (Dec 6-5)

152 — Cody Erhardt (SCAP) win by FF

160 — Ben Gadbois (SCAP) win by FF

170 — David Krupsky (SCAP) win by FF

182 — Johnathan Tardif (SCAP) def. Raiden Bowles (SEAS) (Fall 3:28)

195 — Tyson Broadbent (SCAP) win by FF

220 — Devin Ray (SCAP) win by FF

285 — Tayler Heaton (SCAP) win by FF

Scappoose 54, Astoria 3

106 — Double Forfeit

113 — Double Forfeit

120 — William Lohman (SCAP) win by FF

126 — Braxton Sue (SCAP) def. Tyler Ranta (ASTO) Fall 1:57

132 — Alex Foumal (SCAP) def. Kenneth Hageman (ASTO) Fall 0:44

138 — Jack Eggers (SCAP) def. Jared Lucore (ASTO) Dec 6-4

145 — Justin Hering (SCAP) def. Mateo DeVargas (ASTO) Dec 3-1

152 — Cody Erhardt (SCAP) def. Tristen Holiday (ASTO) Fall 5:18

160 — Josh Long (ASTO) def. Ben Gadbois (SCAP) Dec 3-1

170 — David Krupsky (SCAP) def. Brendon Coberly (ASTO) Dec 4-2

182 — Johnathan Tardif (SCAP) def. Matthew Mather (ASTO) Fall 0:30

195 — Tyson Broadbent (SCAP) def. (ASTO) Fall 2:41

220 — Devin Ray (SCAP) def. Josh Raichl (ASTO) Dec 9-7

285 — Tayler Heaton (SCAP) win by FF