Friday, January 17, 2014

Wrestler Bailey picks up 100th varsity win

During Twin Falls dual meet

     Wood River High School senior Cooper Bailey (17-2 season) earned his 100th varsity victory Tuesday with an 11-1 major decision over Markel Page of Twin Falls during a Great Basin meet between the two schools, in Twin Falls.

     Bailey’s win at 132 pounds was one of four that Wood River’s shorthanded squad posted in a 66-19 dual meet loss to Twin Falls. Head coach Shawn Huntington said, “The matches we wrestled went pretty well. We gave up five forfeits, or 30 points.”

     The coach added about Bailey’s win, “It’s a pretty impressive feat for high school wrestlers.”

     Ryan Anderson (12-5) won by pin over Kylun Elsing at 120 pounds, Colby Castle (8-5) captured a 19-15 decision over Scotty Hall at 98 pounds, and Kyle Clark (4-3) won a pin over Kevin Lovell at 160.

     Also wrestling for Wood River were Kaleb Guisasola (4-3) at 126, James Thomas (1-8) at 106, Hans Heaphy (4-9) at 145, Taylor Douthit at 285, Jorge Vallejo at 138 and Cameron Bingham at 152.

     Winning at the junior varsity level were Gaje Moats, Irvin Gonzalez and Bingham.

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