Wrestling coaches looking to peak at right time

PLEASANT HILL – Creswell, Cottage Grove, Pleasant Hill and Springfield all competed at the King of the Hill Invitational at Pleasant Hill on Saturday. While Oakridge won the boys tournament and Siuslaw won the girls, the area coaches understand it’s a long season.

“My wife calls it the January blues, it's a grind. So as an older coach now who’s been doing it for a long time, at times, I have to back off and give them some rest days,” said Jeff Cardwell, Creswell head coach. “Really we try to peak for the regional and . . .