Plenty of Plateau champions in weekend wrestling

The Hornets and Panthers did well in last week’s subregional tourneys.

Enumclaw High’s Quinton Southcott took the 145-pound championship during last weekend’s North Puget Sount League Olympic Division tournament, leading EHS to a fourth-place finish in the team standings.

Grapplers from the division’s eight schools gathered for the Friday-Saturday event at Todd Beamer High School, which saw Auburn Riverside eventually take top honors. Auburn High was second, followed by Decatur.

Enumclaw had three other wrestlers battle their way to the championship round. In the end, Brandon Cormier, 114 pounds, Trevor Chase, 170, and Austin Rewoldt, 285, took second-place honors.

WHITE RIVER BOYS

The Hornets dominated their two-day subregional tournament, with 10 wrestlers taking individual championships.

White River totaled 384.5 team points, running away from second-place Franklin Pierce, which totaled 220.

Coming out on top were Nate Belcourt at 113 pounds; Gabe Hawthorne, 132; Jared Rodarte, 138; Weston Lyver, 145; Nate Moore, 152; Johnathan McBride, 160; Jack Ervien, 170; Masin Sabin, 182; Ryan Redford, 195; and Eric Campbell, 220.

WHITE RIVER GIRLS

The Rivergirls placed second during the weekend’s subregional tournament.

Payton Stroud was the tourney champion at 120 pounds. White River also saw Rachel Poussier take third at 130; Tatiana Molinero, fourth, 140; Claire Dicugno, fourth, 125; Esperanza Aparicio, fourth, 235; Maddie Emerson, fifth 190; and Cheyenne Marli, sixth, 145.

BONNEY LAKE BOYS

The Panthers placed second during the Pierce County League 3A meet behind seven individual champions.

Earning titles were Yusief Lillie at 108 pounds; Brenden Chaowanapibool at 113; Brandon Kaylor, 120; Evan Tracy, 126; Devyn Sweem, 138; Cody Coffey, 152; and Sam Pederson, 220.

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