Wildcat pair win titles at Morin Tournament | Wrestling
By JIM WALLER
Whidbey News Times Sports editor
December 18, 2012 · Updated 7:10 AM
Cody Fakkema and Joshua Crebbin captured individual championships at the Graham Morin Memorial Tournament at Bellingham's Squalicum High School Saturday, Dec. 15.
As a team, the Wildcat wrestlers managed to place fourth out of 16 clubs although coach Mike Crebbin entered only nine wrestlers out of 14 weight classes.
Oak Harbor scored 114.5 points; Snohomish won with 250.
Coach Crebbin said he rested several wrestlers because of injuries and several others missed because they were participating in an NJROTC competition.
Fakkema took the 132-pound class with a 3-0 record, including a 12-2 win over Nooksack Valley's Hunter Whittern in the finals.
Joshua Crebbin won all four of his bouts, taking the championship match 9-6 over Snohomish's Tanner Perry.
Jahleel Vester (138 pounds) and Mark Johnston (145) each placed third with 3-1 records.
Jeremy Vester (126) and Courtney Shavers (170) both went 3-2 to finish fifth.
Jacob Dugin (220) posted a 1-2 record, and Christian Bertram and Jeremy Alonzo (195) were 0-2.
The Wildcats (3-1) travel twice times this week. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m. they go to Marysville Getchell (1-3) for a double dual meet with Shorecrest (1-4) and Shorewood (3-1-1). Those matches will be followed by the Seahawk Duals in Anacortes at 10 a.m. Thursday.
Bertram: bye, lost by fall, bye, lost by fall.
Jeremy Vester: won 7-4, won 13-2, lost 11-5, lost 5-4.
Fakkema: bye, won by fall, won 7-4, won 12-2.
Jahleel Vester: won by fall, won 17-1, lost 8-7, won 16-5.
Johnston: won by fall, won by fall, lost 7-0, won by fall.
Crebbin: won by fall, won by fall, won by fall, won 9-6.
Shavers: won by fall, lost by fall, won by fall, won 10-3, lost by fall.
Alonzo: lost buy fall, bye, lost by technical fall.
Dugin: lost 9-4, won by fall, lost by fall.Contact Whidbey News Times Sports editor Jim Waller at email@example.com or 360-675-6611 ext. 5060.