Saturday featured an exciting combination of boys wrestling and basketball in the Camas High School gym.
Two champions, 10 finalists and 21 regional qualifiers propelled the Papermaker wrestling team to second place at the district meet.
Dylan Ingram and Rylan Thompson pinned down individual championships. Ryan Ball, Tanner Craig, Carter Leifson, Colby Stoller, Isaac Duncan, Gideon Malychewski, Sam Malychewski and Tanner Howington secured second place.
Sam McCormick, Jack Latimer, Michael Strickland, Quentin Adams and Luke Pipkin earned third place. Cole Scluter and Jordan Deckker took fourth place. Jacob Marta, Dustin Hubbard and Travis Mayfield finished in fifth place. Jack Preston settled for six place.
Camas enters the regional tournament Feb. 11, in Richland. Only the top four placers in each weight class at this event advance to the Mat Classic Feb. 17 and 18, at the Tacoma Dome.
Camas boys basketball team holds off Heritage
The wrestling mats were rolled up before 6 p.m., giving the Camas and Heritage boys basketball teams enough time to warm up for Saturday’s loser out playoff game.
Tanner Folge, Alex Glikbarg and Logan Miller combined for nine threes to give the Papermakers a 20-point lead in the first half. The Timberwolves cut the deficit down to seven, but Camas held on for a 64-57 victory.
Glikbarg led with 20 points, Fogle added 13 and Miller chipped in 11. Cooper McNatt and Isaiah Sampson made some clutch baskets in the fourth quarter.
Camas is scheduled to face Todd Beamer Tuesday, in the first round of the bi-district tournament, in Olympia.
Camas girls wrestlers earn fourth place
The Camas girls wrestling team finished in fourth place at the district tournament Saturday, at Woodland High School.
CHS senior Lacy Dunlop pinned Ciyree Sams, of Kelso, for the 115-pound championship medal.
Sydney Burress earned second place for the Papermakers. Madaline Moore took third place. Sydni Ruse-Oliver and Abby Camisa claimed fourth place.
Five girls will represent Camas in the regional tournament Saturday, Feb. 11, in Aberdeen. The top three placers in each weight class qualify for the state tournament Feb. 17 and 18, at the Tacoma Dome.
Read more in Thursday’s print edition of the Post-Record.