WRESTLING: Braves in third at PNW Classic

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Flathead earned six pins in the opening round of the Pacific Northwest Classic wrestling tournament on Friday at University High School, moving into a tie for third place at the two-day event.

Hunter Rush (106 pounds), Bryce Shaffer (113), Tanner Russell (126), Trae Vasquez (132), Payton Hume (152) and Tucker Nadeau (170) all posted pins and Kenyon Fretwell (145) and Hunter Wellcome (182) advanced on decisions.

Matt Gash-Gilder (220) and Michael Lee (285) earned first round byes.

Spokane Mead is in the team lead after the opening day with 36 points and host University has 29.5 in second place.

Flathead is tied with East Valley (Spokane) for third place with 28 points.

Pacific Northwest Classic

Friday’s Results

At University High School

Spokane

Team Totals

1. Mead (Wash.) 36.0; 2. University (Wash.) 29.5; T3. Flathead 28.0; T3. East Valley (Wash.) 28.0; 5. Deer Park (Wash.) 24.0; 6. Freeman (Wash.) 22.5; 7. North Central (Wash.) 20.5; 8. Lake City (Idaho) 20.0; 9. Othello (Wash.) 18.5; 10. Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) 18.0; T11. Ferris (Wash.) 17.0; T11. Sandpoint (Idaho) 17.0; T13. Mt Spokane (Wash.) 12.0; T13. Shadle Park (Wash.) 12.0; 15. Wenatchee (Wash.) 11.5; 16. Hanford (Wash.) 9.0; 17. Pigdogs (Wash.) 2.0.

First Round

106 - Hunter Rush (Flathead) 12-2 pin Jarrett Sharp (Mt. Spokane), 1:00; 113 - Bryce Shaffer (Flathead) pin Connor Irvin (Ferris), 3:04; 120 - Matt Jones (Mead) pin Cody DeVall (Flathead), 5:42; 126 - Tanner Russell (Flathead) pin Cadence Ross (Ferris), 3:36; 132 - Trae Vasquez (Flathead) pin Jesse Miesler (Mt. Spokane), 1:52; 138 - Zachary Bowsky (East Valley) maj. dec. Bo Meyer (Flathead), 10-0; 145 - Kenyon Fretwell (Flathead) 12-5 dec. Charlie Myers (Shadle Park), 8-4; 152 - Payton Hume (Flathead) pin Kian Davis (Wenatchee), 1:16; 160 - Dylan Carr (Pigdogs) dec. Caleb Sherrill (Flathead), 7-4; 170 - Tucker Nadeau (Flathead) pin Conner Fuchs (Freeman), 2:59; 182 - Hunter Wellcome (Flathead) dec. Hunter Leliefeld (Deer Park), 7-4; 195 - TJ Martinez (Othello) pin Jonas Nyman (Flathead), 5:53; 220 - Matt Gash-Gilder (Flathead) received a bye; 285 - Michael Lee (Flathead) received a bye.

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