In a dual against La Pine on Thursday, Feb. 13, the Lakeview Honkers wrestling team were victorious. In Thursday’s duel Junior Mack Crandall of Lakeview won by technical default. Junior Connor Lysne, 132 pound won by major decision. Senior Dalton Alexander, 145-pound pinned his opponent for the win. Senior Nathan Harlan won after long battle. Senior Daniel Martinez won by pin in a long battle.
The Lakeivew Honkers have numerous competitors who are ranked in the top wrestlers for the 3A division. However, without an official ranking system for wrestling it is hard to predict whom at this point in the season will be ranked in state.
However according to unofficial rankings, Junior Mack Crandall, Junior Connor Lysne, Sophomore Eddie Murreita, Senior Daniel Martinez and Senior Saul Ballaine are all top wrestlers in the state of Oregon in the 3A division. As a whole the Lakeview team is currently ranked in the top 12.
The Southern Cascade League District Championships are coming to Lakeview Saturday, Feb. 22.