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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Wrestling 2013-02-01 and 02-02 - District Tournament at Stanwood

The 2012-2013 WESCO 3A boys district tournament was held last weekend at Stanwood HS.  Oak Harbor started the tournament with 23 wrestlers and finished with 15 placers.  As deep as the team was, they finished 3rd in the team standings behind Stanwood and Ferndale.  Part of that was due to a lack of any wrestlers in the 113 and 120 lb weight classes.  The top 3 finishers go on to the Region 1 meet with 4th place going as an alternate.

After the first day of wrestling (2 rounds), 20 OH wrestlers were still alive and at the end of the tournament, 9 Wildcats were wrestling for the district championship but only three ended up on top of the podium.

At 106 lbs, Christian Bertram was seeded 2nd and finished 2nd and moves on to next weekend's Region 1 tournament at Pilchuck.

Jeremy Vester was 126 lb champion after being seeded 2nd.

At 132 lbs, Cody Fakkema and Jahleel Vester were seeded 1 and 2 respectively, and that's the way they finished.  Cody and Jahleel were to wrestle each other for the championship, but the decision was made to have the underclassman forfeit to the senior to avoid any possibility of injury to either wrestler.  Instead of wrestling, they went out and did a fancy handshake.

The same thing happened at 138 lbs, with Mark Johnston seeded 1st and Jacob Fitzgerald seeded 2nd.  Mark defaulted to Jacob, making him District champion.

At 152 lbs, Kekai Tarrant lost his first match and worked his way through the consolation bracket to finish in 5th place.  Unfortunately he had to go against teammate Cayden Cosper and knocked him out of the tournament.

Josh Crebbin was seeded 2nd and finished 2nd to Pilchuck's Drew Hatch at 160 lbs.  Brody Dedobbelaere wrestled for 3rd place and a spot at regionals, but was pinned late in the 1st round and will go as an alternate.

At 170 lbs, CJ Shavers took on Cody Stone from Getchell for the championship.  Both wrestlers were seeded in the middle of the pack but worked their way to the final round.  CJ was looking good and was leading in points, but Stone took advantage of a mistake and wound up pinning CJ.

Jon Laningham started the day in the 182 lb winner's bracket, but ran into a couple of tough wrestlers and finished in 6th place.  Not bad at all for a first-year wrestler at that weight class.

Jacob Dugin lost his first match Friday but worked his way to 6th place at 195 lbs.

At 220 lbs, both Terry Joll and Ray Quinday were placers, with Ray Quinday finishing 6th and Joll 4th.

Finally, at 285 lbs, Jackson Constant went up against Diaz (for the 7th time in just two years) in the championship match but was pinned in the first round.

Video highlights are posted HERE.

Photos are posted HERE.


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