EHS BOYS WRESTLING: Hornets score eight champions to win Rogers Holiday tournament title

Enumclaw High may have dropped to No. 2 in the state Class 3A wrestling rankings for the current week, but the Hornets didn’t seem phased as they cruised to the 40th Rogers Holiday Tournament title Saturday in Puyallup.

The Hornets put 11 in the finals and ran away with the championship trophy with 280 points. Curtis was the No. 2 team with 168, while Bethel finished third with 163.

Garrett Jarosz started a string of four-straight titles for the Hornets when he topped Khiry Brown of Curtis 7-0 for the 113-pound crown.

Hornet Tyke Reid pinned Isaiah Micheal of Bethel for the 120-pound championship medal in 5 minutes, 11 seconds.

Teammate Jayden Fend kept the streak rolling at 126 pounds, pinning Eddie Cuevas of Curtis in 3:32 for his title.

Travis Reano posted a 14-10 decision over Jared Tso of Lewis and Clark for the 132-pound victory.

Lucas Somera picked up a major decision, 13-2, over Joshua Smith of Kent-Meridian for the 145-pound championship.

It was another close match at 152 pounds as Hornet Falani Gill won a 5-2 decision over Francis Otey of Puyallup for the top spot on the podium.

Wyatt Josie and Colten Malek rounded out the Hornets’ titles. Josie winning the 170-pound crown with a 12-4 decision over Zane Bowen of Rogers and Malek scoring a 6-3 decision over Joel Ragazzo of Bethel for the 220-pound championship.

Enumclaw’s Chris Williams, Ryan Anderson and Cole Snider also made runs at a title.

Williams falling to Conner Valadez of Curtis for a runner-up finish at 285.

Anderson was second at 160, falling late in the match to Trevor Anderson of Bethel, while Snider finished second to Brandon Brenenstahl of Rogers by fall at 138 pounds.

The Hornets’ TJ Cormier earned a third-place medal at 195 pounds, while 106-pounder Hunter Haney was fourth and Kelyn Wallin finished sixth at 182 pounds.