Wa-Hi's Reardon 3rd at regionals, makes state cut


SPOKANE — Wa-Hi’s Logan Reardon qualified for next weekend’s Mat Classic state wrestling championships by finishing third in the 220-pound weight class during Class 4A regional action that wrapped up here Saturday at Central Valley High School.

Reardon split his first two matches before registering pins in his final two contests.

“He stormed back,” Wa-Hi coach Dallas Jones said. “It bodes well. It’s good to come from a tough region. He bounced back and wrestled well. I’m proud of him for doing that.

Jones also praised Zane Henderson (170) and Noe Gonzalez (120) for finishing fifth and sixth, respectively. Henderson will be a state alternate.

“Zane Henderson wrestled well,” Jones said. “Noe Gonzalez had a couple of heartbreaking losses. The kids wrestled hard. We didn’t do as well but the kids never quit and never gave up.”

113 — Gage Connole, Central Valley, pinned Jose Albarran, Wa-Hi, 3:20. (Pigtail match)

120 — Juan Lopez, Davis, dec. Noe Gonzalez, Wa-Hi, 13-4. Noe Gonzalez, Wa-Hi, pinned Max Peterson, Mead, 4:54. Chase Clasen, Moses Lake, dec. Noe Gonzalez, Wa-Hi, 5-4. Pedro Murillo, Chiawana, dec. Noe Gonzalez, Wa-Hi, 2-0. (Placed sixth)

126 — Iberto Montes DeOca, Wenatchee, dec. Wil Babbit, Wa-Hi, 8-3. Omar Acevedo, Eisenhower, dec. Wil Babbit, Wa-Hi, 15-7. (Did not place)

170 — Zane Henderson, Wa-Hi, dec. Nathanial VanWinkle, Moses Lake, 10-6. Chandler Rogers, Mead, pinned Zane Henderson, Wa-Hi, 1:10. Dakota Numbers, Lewis & Clark, pinned Zane Henderson, Wa-Hi, 3:22. Zane Henderson, Wa-Hi, pinned Nathanial VanWinkle, Moses Lake, 1:55. (Placed fifth)

220 — Logan Reardon, Wa-Hi, pinned Dylan Morris, Moses Lake, 0:57. Mason Ju, Mead, pinned Logan Reardon, Wa-Hi, 4:48. Logan Reardon, Wa-Hi, pinned Cole Sebert, Gonzaga Prep, 0:48. Logan Reardon, Wa-Hi, pinned Abzael Loeza, Chiawana, 4:29. (Placed third)

285 — Ignacio Molinero, Wenatchee, pinned Quinn Piver, Wa-Hi, 3:45. Noah Buckley, Lewis & Clark, pinned Quinn Piver, Wa-Hi, 5:32.

Team scores — Moses Lake 182, Mead 156, Chiawana 155, Central Valley 136, Wenatchee 112, Eastmont 87, Pasco 65.5, Lewis & Clark 64, Richland 52.5, Davis 48, Wa-Hi 33, Eisenhower 20, Ferris 17, Gonzaga Prep 4.


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