Senior Morgan Ellis (130lbs) completed her high school career with a 2nd place finish at the OSAA State Wrestling Championships. Ellis defeated Echo/Stanfield’s, Kaitlyn Lemmon by fall and Bend’s, Kyleigh Cuevas by fall to reach the finals. In the championship match, Morgan lost 9-1 to Eagle Point’s Shayla McNulty. Morgan finished her senior year with 32 wins and only 6 losses.
Sophomore Skylar Peters finished 3rd at 152lbs. Skylar lost to Nyssa’s State Champion Elijah Cleaver (14-2) in the quarterfinals. He worked his way back through the consolation bracket by pinning Jacob Harris of Riverside and the #2 seed Anthony Moulton of Burns. In the 3rd place match, Peters pinned Willamina’s Spyre Nelson in the second round.
Congratulations to our Billie wrestlers and coaches Dahn Nikitins, Jesse Rodolf, Joe Hardy, and Ben Ellis. You make us proud!!!!