February 10, 2015
The Issaquah High School wrestling team made the most of hosting the Class 4A KingCo Conference tournament, scoring 243.5 points to win the championship at the Feb. 6-7 event.
Six Issaquah wrestlers reached the finals of their respective weight classes, and four won titles, to propel the Eagles to victory over second-place Mount Si (203.5 points). Issaquah had a conference-best 14 qualifiers for the Region 2 tournament, Feb. 14 at Inglemoor High School in Kenmore. The top five wrestlers in each weight advanced to regionals.
January 13, 2015
Head coach Dexter Beckstead was honest about his feelings after the Eastlake Wolves walked away with a 39-27 victory over plateau rival Skyline HIgh School in a Jan. 8 wrestling meet.
“It’s one of those situations where you win, but you don’t have a sense of accomplishment because there’s so many forfeits,” Beckstead said.
January 14, 2014
It wasn’t the ideal situation for Robert Steil to wrestle his first varsity match, but the Issaquah High School senior was up to the task.
With their regular 220-pound starter, Terrance Zaragoza, out of commission, the Eagles turned to Steil to pick up some points in their Class 4A KingCo Conference dual against rival Skyline.