WRHS WRESTLING: White River fires up for postseason tournament

White River High ventures into the wrestling postseason Friday and Saturday at the subregional tournament in the Hornets’ home gymnasium.

After convincing SPSL 2A wins over Sumner, 47-15 Thursday and Fife, 57-20, the Hornets are set to sweep into the subregional and regional tournament loaded for state.

Against Sumner, the Hornets put together a string of wins from 160 to 285 pounds to seal the victory.

At 160, Gavin Severson pinned his Spartan in 5 minutes, 23 seconds. Brennon Gulin followed with a 1:06 pin at 170.

Travis Morris won a 14-5 major decision at 180.

At 195, Chris Skinner won with a 1:49 fall.

Andre Fails posted a 6-5 decision at 220 and Justin Nale won the 285 match with a 1:27 pin.

The Hornets also got victories from Lucas Doll at 106 with a 7-1 decision; Bryce Thompson scored a 9-1 major decision at 120; Trevor Kurtz pinned his Spartan opponent in 3:40; and Caleb Maurseth scored a 14-8 major decision at 145.

Against the Trojans, White River picked up pin points from Carl Klein at 126 pounds, Brandon Short, 152, Gulin, 170, Travis Morris, 182, Garrett Robertson, 195, and Fails, 220.

Kurtz scored a technical fall at 120 pounds, and 113-pound Cody Schwab earned a major decision.


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