January 24th was the Hound wrestling team's senior night. We commemorated the three seniors that we have this year; senior captain Lenon Rock, senior captain Cole Dahmen, and senior leader Gabe Jones. Despite having some impressive displays of strength and skill by the Greyhounds, they lost to Clarkston with a final score of 35-48. At the 145 weight class, Kiran Srikanth beat state wrestler Jared Freeman with a decision of 8-6. At the 152 weight class, senior Gabe Jones teched his opponent with a score of 17-2. Hayden Muraszewski won his match at the 160 weight class with a pin at 4:27. At the 170 weight class, Kameron Kinkade won his match with a decision of 8-6. At 195, senior Lenon Rock pinned his opponent at 1:59, just one second shy of the completion of the first round. Finally, Dietrik Mueller pinned his man at 1:38 in the 285 weight class.
Clearwater Classic 2017
On January 20th and 14st, the Pullman Greyhound wrestling team traveled down to Lewistonfor the Clearwater Classic of 2017. On Friday the Greyhounds won all three of their dual meets, beating Jenkins 50-24, Moscow 48-18, and Lewiston 2 39-35. On Saturday, the Hounds placed sixth overall and scored a totall of 121 points. On Tuesday the 24th, the Greyhound wrestling team has their final home wrestling match against Clarkston, which was rescheduled from last week.
Zach Dahmen 2nd Place, 113 lbs Kiran Srikanth 1st Place, 145 lbs Gabe Jones 3rd Place, 152 lbs Lenon Rock 2nd Place, 195 lbs Dietrik Mueller 1st Place, 220 lbs
Hounds Finish 2nd in Maniac Invitational
The Pullman Greyhound wrestling team traveled down to Orofino on January 13th and 14th for the Maniac Invitational Tournament. They ranked 2nd overall with a score of 111.5, losing to Clearwater Valley by a mere 4.5 points. The Hounds did very well in the tournament, with 6 of the wrestlers placing in the top 3. The wrestling team’s next meet, which is their last home meet, is against Clarkston on Wednesday, January 18th, and their next tournament is the Clearwater Classic on Friday and Saturday, January 20th and 21st.
Tyler Engebretson 2nd place, 98 lbs
Kimboll Cordova 3rd place, 106 lbs
Zach Dahmen 2nd place, 120 lbs
Isaiah Acosta 3rd place, 126 lbs
Scott Hutchinson 6th place, 132 lbs
Gabe Jones 3rd place, 145 lbs
Sam Neville 6th place, 145 lbs
Kameron Kinkade 5th place, 160 lbs
Ali Albaqshi 6th place, 170 lbs
Lennon Rock 2nd place, 195 lbs
James Gray 6th place, 285 lbs
Pullman wins 1st league match since 2007
The Pullman wrestling team won their 1st league match of the year against West Valley. This win was also their 1st league win since 2007. Going into the final match the score was tied at 34, Kiran Srikanth then won the last match of the day 16-0 in the 145 weight class. Congratulations on the Pullman wrestling team on their 1st league win.