Mejia-Rice, Nelson pace Dawgs at competitive Classic

Titus Mejia-Rice throws his opponent from Scio during the Oregon Classic at Redmond. PETE NELSON

In addition to participating in a dual meet at Scio on Jan. 10, Creswell wrestlers faced tough competition at the 48-team Oregon Classic, hosted by Redmond on Jan. 11 and 12.
During Day 1 of the Classic, the Bulldogs wrestled in a five-team pool. Titus Mejia-Rice and Blake Nelson paced Creswell with wins in every matchup.
Winning matches in Creswell's 24-54 loss to Burns were Mejia-Rice at 145 . . .