BEND -- Seven LaCreole Middle School wrestlers and two Talmadge Middle School wrestlers placed at Saturday's middle school regional championships in Bend.
For LaCreole, eighth-grader Tanner Earhart (132 pounds) and sixth-grader Dawson Barcroft (75 pounds) each took home titles and eighth-grader Clay Coxen (125) placed second at the regional tournament. Also placing for LaCreole were seventh-graders Treve Earhart (third, 140) and Noah Sickles (fourth, 102), and eighth-graders Boe Bray (fourth, 125) and Cody Janssen (fourth, 132).
For Talmadge, eighth-grader David Negrete won the 175-pound weight class and classmate Jackson Holstad placed third at 140.
All nine wrestlers qualified to compete in Saturday's middle school state wrestling championships at Woodburn High School.