Nelson wins 220-pound class at Santiam Christian

Blake Nelson (center) receives his tournament championship medal after winning his 220-pound weight class at the Santiam Christian Screamin' Eagle Tournament. PETE NELSON

Blake Nelson of Creswell edged Blake Larson of Dayton 4-3 for the second time this season in a gritty, quadruple-overtime match at 220 pounds during the Screamin' Eagle wrestling tournament hosted by Santiam Christian on Jan. 6.
The score of the 220-pound championship match remained deadlocked 2-2 at the end of the second OT and was 3-3 after the third OT . . .