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Wrestling roundup: Josh Guzik helps Rogers top Shadle Park in a GSL dual

 (Patrick Hagerty)
From staff reports

Greater Spokane League

Rogers 41, Shadle Park 36: Josh Guzik pinned Nate Smilari in 1 minute, 15 seconds and the Pirates (1-0) beat the visiting Highlanders (0-1) on Wednesday in a Greater Spokane League dual. The Pirates were down by one point going into the final matchup and needed a result. The Highlanders’ Jimmy Howells had the quickest pin of the night at 1:06. Rogers’ Willy Morrow was the only wrestler to not have a forfeit or pin and he beat Alicia Stewart via technical fall, 15-0.

Central Valley 63, Lewis and Clark 13: Luke Grisafi pinned Ellis Easton in 39 seconds and the Bears (1-0) coasted to a win over the visiting Tigers (0-1). The Bears pinned eight Tigers en route to a victory. The Tigers won on pins from Tyler Scharff and John Farley.

Ferris 69, Gonzaga Prep 10: Zach Strauss pinned Liam Reagan in 32 seconds and the visiting Saxons (1-0) defeated the Bullpups (0-1). Of the 14 weight classes, the Saxons won 12, including eight pins. Drew Stephenson beat Jake Davis in a major decision, 17-8.

Mt. Spokane 37, University 21: Blake Haney defeated Terrell Sanders 3-2 in a matchup featuring two state wrestlers from last season and the Wildcats (1-0) defeated the visiting Titans (0-1). Zack Clark finished off the night with an 8-0 victory over Breyton Matthews. Caleb Thomas pinned Gavin McCready in 31 seconds for the Titans.


Lake City 42, West Valley 31: The visiting Timberwolves (1-0) beat the Eagles (0-1). Lakeside won eight of the first 10 matchups before West Valley took the final four.

Cheney 42, Lakeside 25: Dylan Straley pinned Mason Christen in 1:27 and the visiting Blackhawks (2-0) defeated the Eagles (1-1). The Eagles’ Andrew Smith beat Jackson Showalter 15-3, for the Eagles’ best individual win of the night. Blake Seubert of Cheney and Lakeside’s Ian Hendershott were battling until Seubert pinned him at the 5:53 mark.

Cheney 39, Reardan 32: Anthony Aguilara defeated Tait Lyle 10-4 and the Blackhawks (2-0) defeated the Indians (1-1) at Lakeside. Reardan got off to a strong start when Cory Perryman pinned William Seeberger in 1:32. Mason Payne of Reardan beat beat James Whiteley 12-1 in a major decision.

Reardan 39, Pullman 26: Ethan Landt pinned Adrian DeGuzman in 37 seconds and the Indians defeated the Greyhounds (0-2) at Lakeside. The Greyhounds’ Kiran Srikanth defeated Ozius Harden 14-1 in a major decision.

Lakeside 39, Pullman 27: Akio Yamada pinned Adrian DeGuzman in 27 seconds and the Eagles defeated the visiting Greyhounds. The Eagles’ Lane Young got the night started with a 3-1 victory over Isaiah Acosta. Kiran Srikanth of Cheney pinned Micah Tenny in 3:55.