SPIRIT LAKE In his first match in nearly a year, senior Noah Herbert of Timberlake edged Manual Naccarato of Priest River 5-4 at 132 pounds, and the Tigers went on to rout the Spartans 63-17 in the annual War of the Waters wrestling dual Thursday night.
Herbert suffered a knee injury last year during the Van Tuinstra tournament, which Lakeland hosted. Then, he suffered a shoulder injury during preseason practice this fall.
It was nice to see him come back, Timberlake coach Kelly Amos said. Were young; we have a lineup full of sophomores. And to have a senior come in, with his senior leadership, it makes us a more mature team.
It was the fourth straight year Timberlake won the War of the Waters since Amos returned as coach. The last three years, the dual went down to the final match, but with Priest River forfeiting at five weights, this one was never in doubt.
They have three solid kids at 132, 138 and 145, and we got two wins out of the three, Amos said.
Timberlake wrestles in the River City Duals today and Saturday at Post Falls High.
220 no match. 2285 Aaron Reyes, PR, p. Riese Peightal, :19. 98 Brianna Davis, TL, by forfeit. 106 Ethan Privitt, TL, p. Graden Hanes, 1:32. 113 Devin Nessel, PR, by forfeit. 120 Isaiah Evans, TL, p. Brendan Reeves, 2:34. 126 Ethan Jerome, TL, by forfeit. 132 Noah Herbert, TL, d. Manuel Naccarato, 5-4. 138 Riley DeMent, PR, tf. Louis Powell, 19-4. 145 Caleb Miller, TL, p. Larry Naccarato, 1:11. 152 Ian Broxson, TL, by forfeit. 160 Josh Yanez, TL, by forfeit. 170 Joey Follini, TL, p. Truxton Wilson, 3:45. 182 Connor Yanez, TL, p. Peyton Spegal, :47. 195 Jeremy McLemore, TL, by forfeit.
Post Falls 80
POST FALLS Isaiah Laguna (220 pounds) and Austin Tipton (285) had pins in under a minute, two of nine by the Trojans in a dual victory against the Knights of Ammon at The Arena.
Isaac Jessen (120 pounds) and Wyatt Shelly (152) won matches by major decision for Post Falls, which hosts the 32-team River City Duals starting today at 3 p.m.
I liked how our kids went out and got the bonus points, Post Falls coach Pete Reardon said. Both Isaiah and Austin have been working hard in practice and training really hard. Theyve been waiting for a breakthrough moment, and came through tonight.
Post Falls hosts the 21st annual River City Duals tournament starting today at The Arena.
98 Roddy Romero, PF, d. Kaden Ramos, by injury default. 106 Braxton Mason, PF, by forfeit. 113 Lane Reardon, PF, p. Kamden Seal, :55. 120 Isaac Jessen, PF, md. Gage Holt, 9-1. 126 Ridge Lovett, PF, p. Derek Ramos, 3:51. 132 A.J. De La Rosa, PF, p. Kameron Ramirez, 1:17. 138 Matt McLeod, PF, p. Justin Lance, 1:20. 145 Jason Burchell, PF, p. Tanner Webb, 2:00. 152 Wyatt Shelly, PF, md. Jacob Allred, 14-3. 160 Tyler Morris, PF, p. Hunter Stolworthy, 1:337. 170 Braydon Huber, PF, p. Nick Weinrich, :37. 182 Isaac Camales, Hill, p. Tyler Cook, 1:07. 195 Kaden Noesen, PF, by forfeit. 220 Isaiah Laguna, PF, p. Dylon Thornley, :30. 285 Austin Tipton, PF, p. Zach Hoven, :37.
Due to road conditions, Lake Citys dual at Frenchtown was postponed on Thursday. Both Lake City and Coeur dAlene have since pulled out of this weekends Rocky Mountain Classic at Sentinel High in Missoula, and will compete in the River City Duals at Post Falls High this weekend instead.