Saturday Jan 22 2011
Branum, Burrage win in Sacramento
By: Journal Sports Staff
The Del Oro High wrestilng team was small in numbers at the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament in Sacramento Friday and Saturday. But the Eagles turned in some big results. Austin Branum and Kevin Burrage were champions at the 90-team tournament that featured most of the top teams from the greater Sacramento area and beyond. Branum dropped Dalton Metiver of Lincoln-Stockton 6-3 in the title match at 140 pounds. At 152, Burrage defeated Dustin Harris of Oakdale to take first place. Eagles’ senior Tyler Uhler also wrestled well, placing third at 171. Del Oro took 10th place as a team. Oakdale won the event held at Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento.