Dragons take third at Wrestling Classic

REDMOND — Dallas’ wrestling team finished third in the 5A bracket at the Wrestling Classic on Friday and Saturday.

The Dragons defeated Bend, Pendleton and West Albany in dual matches on Friday and lost to Roseburg. Dallas defeated Thurston, lost to Hermiston and defeated Redmond on Saturday.

Treve Earhart secured victories against Roseburg, Thurston and Hermiston.

“That will probably make him the top-ranked 195-pounder in the state,” coach Tony Olliff said. “Ryan Bibler, Jacob Jones, Joe Foster and Tanner Earhart should all get a bump in rankings as well.”

The Dragons travel to Crescent Valley Wednesday (today) at 6 p.m. Dallas will compete at the Reser’s Tournament of Champions Friday and Saturday at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.

GIRLS BASKETBALL DOWNS SPARTANS: Dallas’ girls basketball team won a thriller over Corvallis, earning a 56-53 win in double overtime on Friday. Becca Ronco scored a team-high 16 points. Katie Senger added 11 points and Olivia Nelson scored 10 points.

The Dragons (7-4 overall, 2-0 Mid-Willamette Conference) played Silverton Tuesday after press time. Silverton entered the week leading the MWC. The Dragons play at Central Friday at 5:30 p.m. and at Woodburn Tuesday at 7 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL FALLS TO CORVALLIS: Dallas’ boys basketball team lost to Corvallis 58-52 on Friday. The Dragons and the Spartans were tied at the half, but Corvallis held on for the victory. Jason Richey led Dallas with 20 points. Aaron White added 14 points.

The Dragons host Silverton Wednesday (today) at 7 p.m. Dallas plays at Central Friday at 7 p.m. and hosts Woodburn Tuesday at 7 p.m. Dallas is one of five teams in the MWC to enter the week with a 1-1 mark in league play.


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