Mavs Place 2 at State Tournament

The Mavs competed this past weekend (June 25th-26th) at the State Tournament at Newberg High School. As a team we placed 11th, 1.5 pts. away from a top 10 finish. We also had two Wrestlers Place, as Arian Tajgerdu Placed 4th at 152 lbs. and Sam Balderston Placed 6th at 145 lbs.

Mavs State Tournament Team: Anthony Soriano 120; Aidan Lybarger 126; Alex Wesselman 138; Sam Balderston 145; Arian Tajgerdu 152; Tim Vranizan 152; Noah Morris 160; James Richardson 182; Michael Madden 195; Evan Dooley 195; Abe Gonzalez Mendoza 285.

Arian Tajgerdu 4th Place at 152 lbs.

Sam Balderston 6th Place at 145 lbs.

In Person Conditioning to Resume

I wanted to update everyone on the re-start of our In Person Conditioning Workouts.  We paused all of our in person workouts in December when it was announced that our Wrestling Season was pushed back to May 10th.  We are planning on starting back up with In Person Workouts in March, going on Mondays and Wednesdays starting on Monday March 8th.   We will go from 3:30-4:45 on Mondays and Wednesday for the month of March with the exception of Spring Break.

Conditioning Dates:  3/8, 3/11 (Thursday), 3/15, 3/17, 3/29, 4/1 (Thursday) (6 Total)

As of right now, we will be conditioning outside, but this may change to indoors.

Metro League District Championships!

What an amazing day of wrestling we had Saturday as we were able to come out on top in the Metro League District Tournament and earn our Team’s and school’s first ever District Championship!  It was a total team effort as everyone contributed to our championship!

Team Scores:
Mountainside 374, Aloha 338, Westview 321.5, Southridge 185.5, Sunset 122, Beaverton 94.5

District Placers: 23 Overall Placers
1st: Jontae Allen 195, Marlon Barrios 220
2nd: Aidan Lybarger 120, Alex Wesselman 126, Arian Tajgerdu 138, Nick Calhoun 152, Evan Dooley 170, Ramtin Yazdani 182
3rd: Tim Vranizan 132,
4th: Noah Morris 120, Michael Madden 152, Grant Reschke 160, Marquez Oblad 170, Josue Gonzalez 285
5th: Kai McDonald 106, Anthony Soriano 113, Deiahdeen Alhjaj 132, Skylar Ivongthep 138, Sam Balderston 145,
6th: Eston Allred 106, Ivan Fabela 126, Myloh Thai-Harbeck 145, Tyler Pollitt 182

State Qualifiers:
Jontae Allen, Marlon Barrios, Aidan Lybarger, Alex Wesselman, Arian Tajgerdu, Nick Calhoun, Evan Dooley, Ramtin Yazdani and Tim Vranizan

Mavs Claim Team Title at Tim Patrick Invitational!

On Friday the Mavs Claimed their First Team Title in Mountainside Wrestling History by winning the Tim Patrick Invitational at Milwaukie High School.  It was a total team effort as we had 19 wrestlers place in the tournament!

Team Scores:

1st: Mountainside-363.5 2nd: Milwaukie-204 3rd: Forest Grove-172 4th Corvallis-170 5th: Southridge-140 6th: Harrisburg- 137   7th:  Parkrose-118  8th: Madison-76.5 .  9th:  Roosevelt-45   10th: Benson- 31

Below are all of our place winners:
1st:  Aidan Lybarger, Alex Wesselman, Ivan Fabela & Sam Balderston
2nd:  Dean Alhjaj, Michael Madden, Nick Calhoun, Marlon Barrios,  & Noah Morris
3rd: Tim Vranizan, Arian Tajgerdu, Ramtin Yazdani, & Jontae Allen
4th:  Eli Gold, & Myloh Thai-Harbeck
5th:  Marco Navarro, & Marquez Oblad
6th:  Anthony Soriano, & Dylan Gore

Mavs Finish 2nd at Herrin Classic

On Saturday, the Mavs wrestled and competed well!  As a team we finished 2nd out of 14 Teams with contributions from all of our wrestlers!

Top 5 Teams: 1. Centennial 279.5 2. Mountainside 181 3. South Salem 169.5 4. McKay 156.5 5. Tigard 144.5

Individual Placers (Top 4)
1st Place: 182- Ramtin Yazdani, 195 Jontae Allen
2nd Place: 145-Sam Balderston, 170- Nick Calhoun, 220- Marlon Barrios
3rd Place (Tie): 152- Arian Tajgerdu


Mavs Wrestle Well at Tyrone S. Woods Memorial Tournament

On Saturday the Mavs competed at the Tyrone S. Woods tournament at Oregon City.  As a team we had a strong showing as we placed 5th out of 23 teams!  It was a great start to the season as all of our wrestlers got lots of mat time!

Top 5 Teams:

  1. Sprague- 316.5
  2. Redmond- 244.5
  3. Hermiston- 233
  4. Sherwood- 232.5
  5. Mountainside-203

Below are our top 10 Place Finishers:

2nd Place:  Aidan Lybarger, Ramtin Yazdani

4th Place: Evan Dooley

5th Place: Sam Balderston, Jontae Allen and Tyler Pollitt

7th Place: Alex Wesselman and Nick Calhoun

8th Place: Tim Vranizan

9th Place: Marlon Barrios


Mavs Qualify 9 To State!

We had a great day of wrestling yesterday at the Metro District Tournament!  We were proud of all of our wrestlers, as they all competed in each and every match and left it all on the mat.
We finished 3rd behind Westview and Aloha, and overall we had 19 wrestlers place in the district, setting a new Mountainside Record!  We also had our first ever District Champions in Aidan Lybarger & Evan Dooley!  We are sending a total of 9 Wrestlers to the State Tournament this Friday and Saturday.  We added our 9th today as Sam Balderston was selected as 1 of 3 wild cards for the 132 weight class.  They OSAA selected 3 wild cards per weight class out of the 7 Leagues/District Tournaments.
2019 District Placers:
1st: Aidan Lybarger (113); Evan Dooley (170)
2nd: Jonathan Flores (132); Nick Calhoun (160)
3rd: Alex Wesselman (120); Ramtin Yazdani (170); Marlon Barrios (195); Jontae Allen            (220)
4th: Antonio Soriano (106); Sam Balderston (132); Tyler Pollitt (152); Marquez Oblad               (160)
5th: Cooper Weygandt (113); Ivan Fabela (126); Dean Alhjaj (138); Timur Faykov (160)
6th: Gage Austen (126); Ayden Quintanilla (138); Marco Navarro (285)
Team Scores: Westview 390, Aloha 334, Mountainside 283.5, Beaverton 131, Southridge 120, Sunset 78
State Qualifiers:
  • Aidan Lybarger; Evan Dooley; Jonathan Flores; Nick Calhoun; Alex Wesselman; Ramtin Yazdani; Marlon Barrios; Jontae Allen; Sam Balderston