WINCHESTER — The Umpqua Community College men’s wrestling team won six of nine contested matches and posted a 32-18 dual victory over Grays Harbor on Saturday in its home opener.

Friday, the Riverhawks lost 37-15 to Highline in College Place, Washington.

Umpqua got falls from Sawyer Myres (149 pounds) and Braydon Wright (165), a technical fall from Johnny Maldonado (133), and decisions from Nathan Kiddo (125), Garrett Russell (157) and Dallas O’Bryan (285) against the Chokers. Russell is a Roseburg High graduate.

Winning their matches for the Riverhawks versus Highline were Myres (141), Gottlieb Davis (197) and O’Bryan.

UCC fared 2-2 at the Lassen dual tournament Oct. 27 in Susanville, California. The Riverhawks defeated Sierra 42-6; defeated Simpson 32-24; lost to Lassen 26-24; and lost 38-6 to Sacramento City.

Umpqua will compete at the Mike Clock Open this weekend in Forest Grove.

Umpqua 32, Grays Harbor 18

125 — Nathan Kiddo, UCC, dec. Caleb Smith, GH, 9-7. 133 — Johnny Maldonado, UCC, tf. Elijah Bell, GH, 25-7 (4:17). 141 — Victor Perez, UCC, won by forfeit. 149 — Sawyer Myres, UCC, p. Stan Cruz, GH, 4:10. 157 — Garrett Russell, UCC, dec. Dillon Simpson, GH, 13-7. 165 — Braydon Wright, UCC, p. Fletcher Andrews, GH, 4:23. 174 — Braiden Klimp, GH, p. Jesse Ramirez, UCC, 4:31. 184 — Matthew Alejandro, GH, p. Josh Hammers, UCC, 2:08. 197 — Noah Winder, GH, inj. def. over Gottlieb Davis, UCC, 2:42. 285 — Dallas O’Bryan, UCC, dec. Mervyn Penniston-John, GH, 5-4.

Highline 37, Umpqua 15

125 — Jacob Mendoza, H, dec. Nathan Kiddo, UCC, 9-7. 133 — Austin Wallace-Lister, H, p. Johnny Maldonado, UCC, :39. 141 — Sawyer Myres, UCC, p. Joshua Franich, H, :39. 149 — Ethan Wendell, H, p. Grant Laiblin, UCC, 1:58. 157 — Patrick Wheeler, H, p. Garrett Russell, UCC, 1:02. 165 — Anthony Rawson, H, maj. dec. Braydon Wright, UCC, 16-5. 174 — Kettner Fields, H, p. Jesse Ramirez, UCC, :57. 184 — Ben Gore, H, p. Josh Hammers, UCC, 4:52. 197 — Gottlieb Davis, UCC, dec. Daniel Allen, H, 14-13. 285 — Dallas O’Bryan, UCC, p. Evan Barger, H.

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