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Noha, Sisk advance toward mat classic


February 13, 2020

Two Colfax wrestlers Saturday advanced to the 2B state regional qualifications which will be Saturday in Reardan by placing in the top of their weight divisions at Thursday's league elimination at the new Liberty gym.

Caden Noha rolled out three wins in the 182-pound class for a first-place finish. He booked a bye in the quarter-final, a pin in the semi round over Will Winona of Pomeroy and a win by injury default over Sam Schneider of Davenport.

Jacob Sisk placed second in the 106 class with a bye, a pin over Wesley Tracy of LRS in the semi, and a pin by Brandon Davis in the second round of the title match.

Kolby Slate placed fifth in the 152 class with a 1-2 loss to Joshua Qwik of Liberty, a bye, a 1-3 loss to Hadlee Court of Liberty and a 7-1 decision over Marcus Delasfield of Davenport.

Trentin Ensley placed fourth in the 170 class on a bye, two pins and a loss on a pin to Greyson Merrill in the first round.

Regan Noha placed fifth in the 195 class with 1-2 record.

Braeden Rogers, also set to compete in the 170 class, dropped out of the district meet when a prior injury acted up.

Top three finishers at Reardan will advance to the state finals at the Tacoma Dome.

Tekoa/Rosalia wrestlers were in the mix this year with Ben Adams placing fifth in the 120 class and Jacob Harp placing sixth in the 160-pound class.

Laynie Southern of Garfield/Palouse competed in the District 7/8 girls sub-regional 120-pound classs, also held at Liberty. She lost by fall to Maria Gardner of Hanford in the first round, bye, then lost to Mattison Stayrook of Southridge.

At right, top: Caden

Noha works to roll Will Winona of Pomeroy in the quarter-final of the 182 class on his way to first. Photo courtesy Roger Harnack, Cheney Free Press. Below: Jakob Sisk pegs a win over Wesley Tracy of Ritzville in the 106 semi final. Bottom: Kolby Slate works to get an escape from Jeshua Qwick in the 152 class. Jacob Harp of Tekoa/Rosalia on the way to a sixth-place finish in the 160 class.


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