The Ottawa High School wrestling team suffered a narrow loss Thursday. The team fell 36-33 at home against Basehor-Linwood. OHS was open in six weight divisions, and the visiting Bobcats had 24 free points.
Richard Blevins continued an impressive freshman year in the 113-weight division by pinning Basehor-Linwood’s Drake Parkinson at the 5:44 minute mark.
Jared Parenti, senior, topped BLHS’s Justin Gallup by a 12-8 decision in the 152-weight division. In the following match, Daidrien Aho, sophomore, won after his opponent was sidelined due to a knee injury sustained in the match.
Brett Ferguson, junior, pinned BLHS’s Hunter Parish at the 2:21 minute mark in the 195-weight division.
OHS will compete Friday in the Baldwin Tournament at Baldwin High School. It will be the Cyclones’ final regular season tournament before Feb. 16-17 regionals.
Ottawa vs. Basehor-Linwood results
106 (weight division) - Dawson Lamberd (Basehor-Linwood) over Kael Lane (Ottawa) (Fall 1:53)
113 - Richard Blevins (Ottawa) over Drake Parkinson (Basehor-Linwood) (Fall 5:44)
132 - Zachary Radefeld (Basehor-Linwood) wins by forfeit.
138 - Talan Morris (Ottawa) over Unknown wins by forfeit
145 - Kaden Jacobson (Basehor-Linwood) wins by forfeit
152 - Jared Parenti (Ottawa) over Justin Gallup (Basehor-Linwood) (Decision 12-8)
160 - Daidrien Aho (Ottawa) wins by injury forfeit.
170 - Jon Trowbridge (Basehor-Linwood) over Tucker Mace (Ottawa) (Fall 2:39)
182 - TJ Williams (Basehor-Linwood) wins by forfeit
195 - Brett Ferguson (Ottawa) over Hunter Parish (Basehor-Linwood) (Fall 2:21)
220 - Antonio Espinosa (Ottawa) wins by forfeit
285 - Victor Bejarano (Basehor-Linwood) wins by forfeit
170 - Exhibition: Colyn Lucas (Basehor-Linwood) over Mason Swanson (Ottawa) (MD 11-3)
170 - Exhibition: Austin Spangler (Ottawa) over Colyn Lucas (Basehor-Linwood) (Fall 5:16)