Skyline High School wrestlers take down two opponents

January 6, 2012

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 3:10 p.m. Jan. 6, 2012

The Skyline High School wrestling team took down two KingCo Conference 4A opponents Thursday when the Spartans overwhelmed Garfield 72-6 and walloped Redmond 64-9.

In the Garfield match, Skyline got pins from Amrit Puri (106), Justin Manipis (113), Jonathan Jo (120), Tyler White (130), Christian Caldwell (145), Ian Crouch (152), Douglas Lawson (170), Cyrus Sarkosh (182) and Sean McAlhaney (195).

Manipis, Sarkosh and Kyle Nardon (195) had pins for the Spartans against Redmond. Caldwell also recorded a major decision in the Redmond match.

In other action, Issaquah whipped Ballard 70-9.

Liberty swimmers sink Sammamish

Logan Briggs won two races with state-qualifying times and swam on two winning relays that had state-qualifying times Thursday as he led the Liberty High School boys swimming team to an 114-68 KingCo Conference 3A/2A victory against visiting Sammamish at the Julius Boehm Pool.

Briggs won the 200 individual medley in 1 minute, 56.65 seconds and captured the 100 butterfly in 54.84. He anchored Liberty’s winning 200 freestyle relay, which was clocked in 1:32.26. Luke Duschl, Nick Klatt and Kevin Hays were other members of the relay. Briggs, Raymond Ha, Connor Biehl and Hays composed Liberty’s winning 400 freestyle relay, which was timed in 3:27.26.

The Patriots also won the 200 medley relay. Duschl, Ha, Biehl and Klatt composed the relay, which finished first in 1:46.43.

Duschl won two other races. He took first in the 200 freestyle in 1:53.95 and was first in the 100 breaststroke in 1:07.25.

Other Liberty first places came from Biehl in the 100 backstroke, Ha in the 500 freestyle and Jesse Herrild in diving.

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