By Bill Tamburrino
Ramona’s wrestlers beat long-time rival Escondido in a non-league match, 51-13, in the Dawg House before a raucous crowd.
Escondido forfeited the 106 bout to Noah Lagoe. Logan White started the wrestling by beating Ty Mata with a 5-2 score and the Dawgs led 9-0.
Vince Adair won the 122 bout over Andrew Villanueva, 7-5. Martin Dowers donned a mask and beat Jonathan Bridges, 6-4, in the final seconds, and the Dawgs were up 15-0.
Arturo Osorio recorded the fastest pin of the match by beating Patrick Macready in 1:19 in the 134 bout. Escondido forfeited to Kevin Conroy in the 140 bout and Ramona led 27-0.
Jake Ohnysty lost a major decision to Alex Gallo in the 147 weight class. Troy Jordan won by forfeit in the 154 bout and Ramona led 33-4.
Jacob Grybow battled the flu and Isaiah Escovedo in the 162 bout, and lost by decision. Austin Koch pinned Anthony Ristow with seven seconds left in the 172 weight in a bout that was close until the fall.
Noe Hernandez recorded a first period pin over Jesus Carrasco in 1:45 in the 184 bout. Josh Allen then beat Adam Waller by a 7-5 score to give RHS a 51-7 lead.
Zach Berg won a hard fought 3-0 decision over Adon Olivares at 222. Trae Rodriguez lost by fall to James Cannon in the heavyweight bout.
The Bulldogs host Orange Glen Thursday, Jan. 31, in a bout for first place in the Valley League. First bout is at 7 p.m.