The Columbia press. (Astoria, Or.) 1949-current, February 04, 2022, Page 5, Image 5

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    The Columbia Press
February 4, 2022
Wrestlers take first at Monroe Invitational
Courtesy Corey Conant
Senior Parker Greenawald took first at the Monroe Invitational.
The Columbia Press
Warrenton’s boys wres-
tling team won last week-
end’s Monroe Invitational, a
clash between 14 3A-division
schools held at Monroe High
School northeast of Seattle.
“The final team result wasn’t
locked in until Parker Green-
awald pinned his opponent
in the finals,” Coach Corey
Conant said. “Our entire scor-
ing lineup scored team points
and we wouldn’t have won
it without the contributions
of each of them. We have a
pretty solid second lineup as
well, and they weren’t able to
score team points, but they
kept other teams from scor-
ing when they won.”
Participating schools in-
cluded Harrisburg, Pleasant
Hill, Santiam Christian and
Scio, all state tournament
The Warriors finished with
14 placers and five finalists.
Awards: Hampton Lumber among recipients
Continued from Page 4
announcing the third George
Award winner.
“When he’s not out saving
the economy, he is active
in Regatta, Rotary, and just
about everything else that
needs doing around here,”
she said.
Other awards
• Chris Laman, director
of Pharmacy at the Knight
Cancer Center at Columbia
Memorial Hospital, was giv-
en the chamber’s Applause
Award. Laman has been
in charge of the county’s
COVID-19 vaccine distribu-
“His organizational skills,
his knowledge of complex
medical challenges, his calm
leadership, and just his un-
flappable charm turned little
old Clatsop County’s vaccine
rollout into a model for our
entire state,” Sen. Johnson
• Bridgewater Bistro in
Astoria won the Board
President’s Award for its
sponsorship of the Great Co-
lumbia Crossing and com-
munication throughout the
• Hampton Lumber in War-
renton received the Ambas-
sador’s Choice Award for its
innovative forest practices,
work training programs for
local high school students,
and responsible building
“I was also very impressed
with our five third-placers,”
Conant said. “It is tough to
come back and take third, but
our guys showed some guts
and finished strong, giving
us a good lead going into the
Harrisburg won three of
the first four finals by fall,
nearly passing Warrenton in
the standings. Senior Parker
Greenawald (145) outma-
neuvered his opponent and
earned a second period fall,
clinching the team victory.
“We wrestled very well as a
group, made some mistakes
here and there, but we are
getting better every week.”
DAR to hear story of enslaved couple
Astoria Chapter Daughters
of the American Revolution
will hear the story of William
and Ellen Craft when the
group meets at 11 a.m. Feb.
16 at 11 at the Astoria Golf
and Country Club.
The Crafts were an enslaved
couple from Macon, Ga., who
risked everything to live free.
Women interested in at-
tending or becoming mem-
bers should contact Regent
Sue Glen at 503-861-0574.
The chapter recently award-
ed its Good Citizen Award
to Warrenton High School
senior Avyree Miethe, who
wrote an essay. She’ll receive
a monetary award, certificate
and pin.
Evelyn Hardin, a fifth-grad-
er at Pacific Ridge Elementa-
ry in Seaside, will receive a
certificate and award for her
poster in the Junior Ameri-
can Citizens Contest for the
100th Anniversary of the
Tomb of the Unknown Sol-
dier. Her poster also won on
the Oregon State DAR Soci-
ety level and has been sent to
be judged on the Northwest
Division level.
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