Kami Walk (SOU) named CCC Player of the week
The No. 8-ranked Eastern Oregon men’s wrestling team’s highly-touted upperweights delivered in the clutch to give the Mountaineers a 19-18 edge over Southern Oregon on Wednesday night at Crook County High School.
Trailing 18-9, EOU ended the dual with three consecutive wins to avoid being swept in the season series against the Raiders. Kyle Knudton, the NAIA’s No. 9-ranked 184-pounder, started the comeback with a 12-6 decision against Kabb Christensen. Marco Retano, ranked No. 6 at 197, gave the Mountaineers the deciding bonus point in a 13-4 major decision over John White. Noel Orozco, ranked No. 8 at 285, finished the job in winning by 2-1 decision against No. 20 Antonio Garcia.
The Raiders put themselves in position for another upset of their rivals with five consecutive wins before the night turned, a run capped by No. 19 Alex Hernandez’s second upset of the season of No. 10 Keegan Mulhill – a 3-1 sudden victory at 174... read more