PREP WRESTLING - Pirates earn pins at triple-dual wrestling meet

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COLFAX - Pomeroy's wrestlers took part in a triple-dual meet against participants from Ritzville, Reardan, St. John-Endicott and Liberty-Spangle here Tuesday.

Pomeroy wrestlers Wyatt Hyer, Nick Tewalt, Tyler King and Tory Knebel recorded pins in the meet, with Pirate Wyatt Jenkins earning a decision.

"Tory Knebel pinned Reardan's state champion from last year, Logan Zunker (at 160 pounds)," Pomeroy coach Derek Shawley said. "Nick Tewalt (with his first-round pin of St. John-Endicott's Mike Selk) has been wrestling very well.

"This is good preparation for our Christmas Tournament on Dec. 29 in Pomeroy."

Ten schools bringing wrestlers to that tourney include Kittitas; Prairie, Idaho; Joseph, Ore.; St. John-Endicott; Tri-Cities Prep; Colfax; Pullman; Pateros; Wilbur-Creston; and Heppner, Ore. The tourney begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Pomeroy hosts Pateros and Colfax in a dual match Tuesday night.

Pomeroy results

130 - Wyatt Hyer, Pom, pinned A. Hayes, Ritz, first; 135 - Nick Tewalt, Pom, pinned M. Selk, St. John-End., first; 135 - Tyler King, Pom, pinned Jay Morris, St. John-End., first; 145 - W. Anderson, Rear, pinned Ryan Smith, Pom, first; 145 - C. Eldred, Rear, dec Jacob Moore, Pom, 12-9; 152 - K. Niezwagger, Ritz, pinned Kenny Carr, Pom, first; 160 - Tory Knebel, Pom, pinned L. Zunker, Rear, second; 171 - Wyatt Jenkins, Pom, dec K. Kelling, Rear, 20-4; 189 - N. Knezivich, Rear, dec Austin Reisdorph, Pom, 2-0; 215 - H. Acuff, Rear, pinned Mike Wymore, Pom, second.

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