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Wrestlers place first at GP


December 19, 2018

Sweet Home’s wrestlers placed first on the boys side at the Grants Pass Winter Kickoff Dec. 14-15, which featured 30 teams from southern Oregon and northern California.

Juniors Nich James (184) and Travis Thorpe (152), and sophomore Tristan Spencer (126) all won individual championships.

Spencer major-decisioned his first-round opponent (13-0), pinned the next two, and then scored a technical fall over Sheldon’s Rudy Zambrano (21-4, 5:25) for the individual title.

Coach Steve Thorpe noted that it was Spencer’s first win in a varsity tournament.

“It was a great tournament. We bea...

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