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WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Corbett freshman wins a 13-10 decision to wrap up his tourney Saturday

PMG PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Corbett rookie Robert Plympton works out of the top position during his 10-4 first-round win over Garret Sandefur out of Stayton.

PORTLAND — Corbett rookie Robert Plympton won four of his five bouts to come in third at the 4A state wrestling tournament Saturday.

Plympton opened with a 10-4 decision over Stayton senior Garret Sandefur, clinging to a one-point lead heading into the third period before sealing the victory with a quick reversal and near fall.

"My coaches told me to take the down position, and I felt confident with some of the moves they have shown me," Plympton said.

He followed that up with a third-period pin over Phoenix senior Elijah Galatioto in the quarterfinals.

After falling to the No. 2 seed in Saturday morning's semifinals, he bounced with a pair of consolation wins, including a 13-10 decision over Tillamook's Antonio Chacon in the third-place match.

PMG PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Corbett sophomore Trey Conner rolls off his opponent after pinning No. 8-seed Gabe Chavez out of Hidden Valley in 19 seconds to open the 4A state tournament Friday.

Cardinals' teammate Trey Conner needed only 19 seconds to pin No. 8-seed Gabe Chavez out of Hidden Valley. He lost to the top seed in the quarterfinals.


View Day 1 photos of the 4A action at …

https://davidball.smugmug.com/2018-19-Winter-Sports/Wrestling/Feb22-4A-state-wrestling/


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