RAHS and KAHS wrestlers qualify for DODDs European Championships

Airman 1st Class Edward Drescher
Kaiserslautern American

High school wrestlers from Kaiserslautern and Ramstein American high schools competed in the Western sectionals Saturday at RAHS and many of them qualified for the Wrestling Europeans.

The Europeans will take place in Wiesbaden Saturday.
Ramstein capped of a second undefeated season in a row by qualifying 21 wrestlers for the Europeans and Kaiserslautern finished their season strong by qualifying five of eight wrestlers.

***image1***Ramstein qualifiers: Trey Fortunato, Ben Gill, Noah Sheppard, Ben Meyer, Ryan Gough, Brett Rogers, Chris Maxey, Kent Noorda, Jeremiah Ravelling, Michael Kane, David Lock, Coty Reinhart, Matt Ringdahl, Sean McLachlan, Joel Smith, Cory Targos, Eric Oyan, Nick Pettit, Miles Garcia and Jordan Borino.

K-Town qualifiers: Chris Lucynski, Adam Harper, Madison Hayes, Troy Price and Sasha Chavez.

Boys’ basketball
K-Town 39, Heidelberg 33
Wiesbaden 46, K-Town 33
The Raiders split two games last weekend starting with a six-point win at home against Heidelberg Feb. 10. Malcolm Stephens led the way with 14 points.

Saturday, the Raiders traveled to Wiesbaden and came up short in a 13-point loss. Nathan Wright led K-Town with 10 points. The Raiders record now stands at 8-3 for the year.

Wiesbaden 55, Ramstein 54
The Royals blew leads of 21-7 and 31-15 and allowed Wiesbadem to steal a one-point victory at the end. Leading the Royals in scoring were Allen Weaver with 17 points followed by Sancheze Barnes 10 points.

Girls’ basketball
K-Town 54, Heielberg 34
K-Town 56, Weisbaden 27
The Lady Raiders clinched their division and upped their record to 11-0 with two victories last weekend. Feb. 10, K-Town buried Heidelberg by 20 points. They were led by Kamiko Williams who scored 26 points and pulled in 12 rebounds.

Saturday, the Lady Raiders put it in high gear and smoked Wiesbaden by nearly 30 points. William dominated the game, registering 18 points, 19 rebounds and four steals and Lynndsey Hyter added 10 points..

Ramstein 53, Wiesbaden 49
The Lady Royals pulled out a four-point win against the Lady Eagles Saturday. Kendra Lenoir led Ramstein offensively with 20 points and Lisa Domingo chipped in with 12 points. Jessica Ruiz led the team defensively with five steals.