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Roseville falls to Nevada Union in SFL wrestling opener

By: Staff Report
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Austin Dirks and Austin Ash each won by pin in the first round at 145 and 170 pounds, but Roseville High School dropped a 57-27 decision to Nevada Union in a Sierra Foothill League dual meet Wednesday night at Moeller Gym.

Jon Maroon scored a second-round pin at 138 pounds, Eduardo Ortega won via forfeit at 182, and Logan Runner earned a 6-2 decision at 132 in what Tigers coach Jeremiah Miller said was the “match of the night.”

Miller said Runner swung the momentum his way with a roll-through to defend and reverse an imminent takedown in the second round.

“His opponent had him up in the air in a double leg, and when they were about to hit the mat, Logan dove toward his opponent’s feet, flipped him over and ended up on top. It was awesome,” Miller said.

Online tonight: Woodcreek, which sent six wrestlers to the finals in the No Guts, No Glory tournament at Natomas last weekend, visits Granite Bay on Thursday night in their SFL opener.