By Jill Richardson
Kuna Melba News reporter
Seventeen teams came to compete in the Magic Valley Classic wrestling tournament in Wendell on Jan. 11 and 12.
Melba took 11 wrestlers to tournament.
This is a prominent 2A wrestling tournament with state seeding implications.
Melba placed eight of eleven wrestlers in the top four of their respective weight class.
Loaded with wins, Melba won first place as a team with 180.5 points, Firth High School was second with 173 and Malad took third at 163.5 points.
Three individual champions came out of the tournament for Melba, Jared Johnshoy, 145, Troy Richardson, 182, and Blake Perry, 138.
Placing second in the tournament from Melba were Levi Perry, 132, Fabian Medrano, 195, and Riley Crossley, 285.
Cody Svedin brought home the third place spot at 113 pounds.
Jesse Blount won fourth in his weight class of 138 pounds.
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