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Wrestling: Canby places second in TRL, heads into regional tournament
The Cougars lose to conference champion West Linn in their regular-season finale.
The Canby wrestling team took second place in the Three Rivers League after falling 43-15 to West Linn on the road Feb. 11 in its conference finale.
The Cougars now turn their attention to the regional tournament, which will be held Feb. 21-22 at Reynolds High School in Troutdale.
Competitors from TRL and Mt. Hood Conference schools will contend for bids to the OSAA state championships, which are slated for Feb. 28 and March 1 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.
Alejandro Sandoval, Justin Cardinale and Nick Strnad picked up contested wins for Canby (4-1 in the TRL) against the league-champion Lions. Sandoval (285) clipped Ellis Eaton 3-2, Cardinale (132) defeated Kane Snapp 12-8 and Strnad (138) won by 4-0 decision over Tad Handris.
Gus Warren (106) added the Cougars only other points with a win by forfeit.