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...