Skyline, Issaquah wrestling teams open season with wins
December 20, 2011
The Skyline and Issaquah high school wrestling teams opened their KingCo Conference 4A seasons Dec. 8 with victories.
Skyline hosted Ballard and Roosevelt in a double dual. The Spartans crushed Ballard, 66-15, and topped Roosevelt, 46-36.
Issaquah overwhelmed visiting Redmond, 60-18.
In the Skyline-Ballard match, Griffin Howlett (113), Jerred Kiss (126), Tyler White (138), Tyler Aguirre (145), Ian Crouch (152), Michael Mecham (160) and Douglas Lawson (170) recorded pins for the Spartans.
In the Skyline-Roosevelt match, Nathan Swanson (106), Howlett, Tristan Steciw (120), White, Crouch, Lawson and Cyrus Sarkosh (182) had pins for the Spartans.
Louden Ivey (120), Joseph Tonnemaker (145) and Matt Solusod (220) had pins for Issaquah in the Eagles victory against Redmond.
On Dec. 10, Tonnemaker finished first at the Battle of the Border Tournament at Blaine. He defeated Ryan Meggison, of Lynden, 4-1 in the title match.
Liberty’s Hamilton Noel took first place in the 160-pound division. He defeated Jordan Watts, of Mount Vernon, 4-0 in the title match.