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Tag: Mat Classic


Wrestling: Top-ranked Orting sends 17 wrestlers to Mat Classic

From staff writer Todd Milles:

Different venue, same result as last weekend’s district meet — the Cardinals sent 13 to the finals at their Class 1A Region I tournament Saturday at Bellevue Christian.

And the three-time defending state 1A champions crowned six champions — Fred Green (106 pounds), Austin Dodson (113), Drew Templeman (126), Shannon Maris (138), Mike Moniz (145) and Dalton Evanger (152) — and qualified 17 wrestlers for Mat Classic.

“We got some young kids we are taking to state that we did not think would get there,” Orting coach Mike Sowards said.
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Mat Classic XXII: Local champions

Thanks to Todd “Mat Classic” Milles for compiling this list:

Team winner – University (156.5 points).
Local champions – Steven Hopkins, Tahoma, 103; Ares Carpio, Beamer, 119; Tyler Lamb, Tahoma, 140; Kyle McIntosh, Jefferson, 152; Dylan Rutledge, Auburn, 171; Nick Bayer, Tahoma, 189.

Team winner
– Yelm (148.5 points)
Local champions – Andrew Cunningham, Bonney Lake, 103; Dylan Hyder, Yelm, 119; Hunter File, Enumclaw, 125; T.J. Peretti, Auburn Mountainview, 130; Nick Bendon, Bonney Lake, 140; Tyler King, Auburn Mountainview, 152.
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Mat Classic XXII: Friday, Second Session updates

Click here for updated brackets and results of Mat Classic XXII.


Scott Bacon, Republic, Class 1B/2B, 145 pounds
First Round: pin Jonathan McMillan, 1:12
Quarterfinals: vs. Ali Valdovinos, Pateros

Nick Bayer, Tahoma, Class 4A, 189 pounds
First Round: pinned Garry Kroshko, Mariner, 3:50
Quarterfinals: vs. Braden Waddell, Graham-Kapowsin

Chris Castillo, Zillah, Class 1A, 152 pounds
First Round: pin Dustin Jones-Vice, Rochester, 1:03
Quarterfinals: vs. Dylan Ellison, Newport

Derek Garcia, Sedro-Woolley, 3A, 171 pounds
First Round: pin Cole Johnson, Mercer Island, 0:31
Quarterfinals: vs. Lucas Huyber, Auburn Mountainview


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