Prep Roundup: Carson wrestlers 3rd at Fernley
January 26, 2014
FERNLEY — Carson High's wrestling team, despite two wrestlers failing to make weight on Saturday morning, finished third at the Fernley Tournament.
Lowry won with 263.5 followed by Spanish Springs at 245 and Carson at 220.5. Thirty-one teams were entered in the event.
Sammy Mercado (113) and Austin Martinez (120) both failed to make weight, costing Carson valuable team points. Mercado was 2-0 on Friday and Martinez was 2-1. Mercado still finished fifth.
"I thought we wrestled fairly well considering some of the variable like guys not making weight," coach Paul Carter said. "I'm not satisfied where we finished and I don't think the kids are."
Carson had no champs, but Nicholas Lani (138, 4-1), Brady O'Keefe (145, 4-1), Kyle Sharp (132, 3-1) and Brady Rivera (182, 4-1) all finished second. O'Keefe lost in overtime. Brandon Basa (103), Nolan Shine (152) and Cody Cunningham (170) all finished third. Shine had the toughest road, wrestling six times in two days, Connor Sievers (195) and Spencer Rogers (120) were fifth, and Dominic Kinder, who won his first three matches, was sixth at 126.
Casey Stevens was 2-2 at 106, Anthony Estrada was 4-2 at 132, Johnathan Artz was 2-2 at 138, Victor Freeman was 2-2 at 160 and Sam Haight was 2-2 at 195. Jake Roman (113), Garrett McDermott (132), Sheldon Miller (220), Elijah Fajayan (160), Seth Reichelt (132), Alex Estrada (138) and Alex Honeycutt (152) all won one match.
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