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Wildcats win 1 in double dual | Wrestling

The host Oak Harbor High School wrestling team earned a split in a double dual meet with Meadowdale and Glacier Peak Thursday, Dec. 13.

The Wildcats (3-1) defeated Meadowdale (4-2) 46-30 and then lost to Glacier Peak (4-0) 36-27.

Wildcat wrestlers who picked up wins in both matches were Christian Bertram (113 pounds), fall (3:51) and 7-1; Cody Fakkema (132/138), fall (1:47) and 11-2; Jacob Fitzgerald (138/145), fall (1:51) and 5-1; Mark Johnston (145/152), 10-2 and 12-8; and C.J. Shavers (170), fall (1:26) and fall (:31).

Other winners against Meadowdale were Desiree Dillaman (120), fall (3:03); Jeremy Vester (126), fall (3:05); and Jackson Constant (285), fall (2:38).

Jahleel Vester (132, 19-4) and Josh Crebbin (170, 13-7) each defeated his GP opponent.

Garrett Stahl (106, fall, :15) and Kekai Tarrant (152, 14-9) each wrestled against Meadowdale and lost.

Those who dropped both matches were Jon Lanningham (182), Jeremy Alonzo (195) and Jacob Dugin (220).

Against Meadowdale, Oak Harbor lost the first bout then strung together five pins and a decision to take a commanding 34-6 lead.

In the Glacier Peak match, Oak Harbor again built a lead, 27-9, but the Grizzlies took the final five matches to secure the win.

Oak Harbor travels to Bellingham's Squalicum High School Saturday, Dec. 15, to wrestle in the Graham Morin Memorial Tournament at 10 a.m.

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