State title for Cedarcrest grappler Ely Malametz

Ely Malametz, Cedarcrest wrestler, earned a state wrestling title this weekend. - Seth Truscott/Staff Photo
Ely Malametz, Cedarcrest wrestler, earned a state wrestling title this weekend.
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Cedarcrest wrestler Ely Malametz holds a state title in wrestling. Wrestling in the 2A 160-pound class at Tacoma’s Mat Classic, the senior pinned Zach Braun of W.F. West in four minutes, 41 seconds in the first round, then beat Colville’s Ryley Smith on points, 2-0. He won a 6-2 decision over Sumner’s Jed Schliesman, and took down Elijah Camacho of River Ridge in a 9-1 decision to take gold.

Malametz was ranked fourth in the state at the 138-pound class last season.

Fellow Red Wolf and junior Bailey McBride, at 113, took fourth. He fell to Grandview’s Fidel Medina by a point, 9-8, in the first round, then battled his way up the loser’s bracket, beating Tumwater’s Logan Greenwell, 19-7, East Valley’s Randall McDonald, 3-2, and Burlington’s Hugo Diaz, 503, before falling to Ellensburg’s Hunter Bair, 2-1.



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