The Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears wrestling team placed fourth in the Bill Weiss Great Alaska Challenge at Ketchikan High School on Friday and Saturday.
Lathrop won the ninth annual event, followed by Service and Alamosa, Colo. West Valley wrestled to a fifth-place mark, while Ketchikan was sixth, Chugiak seventh, Sitka eighth, and Upper Lake, Calif., was ninth.
Points were based on dual-meet results with each team. Juneau lost three of four dual meets Friday, but came back Saturday to win all four of its matches. After a 55-7 defeat of Upper Lake Friday, the Crimson Bears lost to Alamosa 43-27, Lathrop 50-14, and Service 50-18.
Saturday Juneau edged Chugiak 36-33, then beat Region V rivals Ketchikan (41-26) and Sitka 45-30). Juneau ended the Challenge by defeating West Valley 56-14.
Garrett Schoenberger posted a 7-1 record wrestling at both 171 and 189 pounds. Gary Reid went 7-1 through the tournament at both 140 and 145.
Other Juneau records were: 103 - Anthony Manacio IV, 4-3; Vernon Perry, 1-0. 112 - Willie Dodd, 3-2; Amanda Krafft, 0-1. 119 - Patrick Carrillo, 4-3. 125 - Isaac Cadiente, 4-3; David Liliedahl, 0-1. 130 - Jestin Hulegaard, 2-4; Atlin Daugherty. 135 - Anthony Manacio III, 5-2. 140/145 - Lloyd Woodard, 2-5. 152 - Orion Bloom, 2-5. 160 - Jason Love, 0-5; Dan Yorba, 0-3. 189 - Brian Thatcher, 2-6. 215 - Jon Moore, 2-3. Heavyweight - Jerrod Harvey, 3-3.
The Crimson Bears have this weekend off before hosting Sitka Jan. 21-22. Juneau hosts the Region V tournament Jan. 28-29.
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