Gerry Steele
The Baker City Herald

Equalling last year’s school record, this year’s Baker wrestling squad will send 14 wrestlers to the Class 4A state tournament Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17, at Portland.

The Bulldogs, who placed second behind La Grande at Saturday’s district meet, will send four district champions to Portland.

Alex Duran defeated La Grande’s Ezra McIntosh 11-1 to win the 120-pound weight class.

Colton Anderson earned a 4-0 decision over Trey Trejo of Ontario to win at 126.

Elijah Banister pinned teammate Ian Feldmeier to win at 132.

Defending state champion Clay Keller defeated La Grande’s Nathan Reed 6-3 to advance at 160.

Headed to state as district runners-up along with Feldmeier are Johnny Niehaus (113), Jorge Duran (138), Alex Davila (145), Mahonri Rushton (170) and G’ovi Quezada (195).

Advancing as third-place winners are Alex Gross (106), Nick Blair (126), Eithen Hatfield (182) and Hudson Cole (220).