Lincoln takes fourth


Saturday at the Valley League District Tournament at Jefferson High School, wrestlers from Lincoln Middle School took fourth place as a team.

Leading the way for the Tigers was Seazar Ibarra who was crowned district champion in the 65-pound weight class. Jaden Owens (120), Rogelio Soto-Cruz (152) and Nathan Abrams (210) each took second in their respective weight class while Tyler Russell (128) and Jace Cooper (152) took third. Charlie Kent (136) and Malaky Barr (160) both snagged fourth place finishes. 

The school saw fifteen wrestlers (Seazar Ibarra, Alex Neiss, Sunni James, Carter Bengston, Cian Merz, Jaden Owen, Tyler Russell, David Clem, Charlie Kent, Wisper Pilling, Amon Finn, Rogelio Soto-Cruz, Jace Cooper, Malaky Barr and Nathan Abrams) qualify for Saturday’s tournament after finding success at the regional tournament in Oakridge on January 19. 

The league season has wrapped up but a number of wrestlers are expected to participate at the Middle School State Tournament in Corvallis that takes place this weekend.


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