As of Wednesday, February 6, 2019
SUNNYSIDE In addition to the Lady Grizzly wrestlers who won titles at the girls sub-regional tournament hosted by Sunnyside High School there were several who were in the Top 4, qualifying for this Saturday’s Regional tournament.
Sunnyside had three girls — Eliza Rodriguez (100 lbs.), Aaliyah Chavez (115 lbs.) and Giselle Ornelas (190 lbs.) — with third-place medals and five who medaled in fourth — Roxana Cisneros (105 lbs.), Jasmine Rodriguez (110 lbs.), Yasmin Farias (125 lbs.), Evelyn Villegas (135 lbs.) and Giselle Marquez (235 lbs.).
Rodriguez pinned Granger’s Nizhoni Tallman in the consolation finals in 1:57.
Chavez won the consolation final match with a sudden victory-1 (7-3) over Natalya Dalan of Walla Walla.
Also qualifying for the Regional tournament from Grandview are Kaylynn Gomez, Aaliyah Delgado, Mollee Weddle, Emily Rojas and Jairi Perez.
From Granger, Nizhoni Tallman, Liliana Luna, Maritza Beltran and Viktorya Torres are going to the tournament.
Reyna Huecias was the only Mabton grappler to advance to Saturday’s tournament, and Zillah’s Kadence Ward and Liliana Moralez both continue their season.
At the sub-regional tournament, Granger was seventh with 87.5 points, Grandview finished eighth with 82.5 points, Mabton was 16th with 31 points, Prosser tied Davis for 18th with 24 points and Zillah was 20th with 22 points.