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"Wildcat wrestlers, swimmers, boys basketball all win"

"The suspense was over in 16 seconds.When the Oak Harbor wrestling team traveled to Snohomish on Wednesday, the dual meet pitted two unbeaten squads and two longtime rivals.As the Wildcats forged a hard-fought 32-24 lead with two matches left, Oak Harbor needed at least one more win to seal the team victory.Oak Harbor’s Brandon Bonson quickly took care of business, pinning Brian Charboneau in just 16 seconds as Wildcats wrestlers and fans jumped for joy.The 38-30 triumph improved Oak Harbor to 4-0 in the 4A Western Conference. Snohomish fell to 2-1 (the Panthers picked up a win over Edmonds-Woodway on Thursday to go 3-1).The Wildcat win was secured in the middle weights, as Oak Harbor wreslters pinned Snohomish foes in four of six matches, starting with Brian Lang in the 145-pound class.Danny Wichers held off Rich Wellers for a 9-5 decision in the 125-pound match to give Oak Harbor a 9-6 lead early on, but Snohomish built an 18-9 lead on two straight pins.Oak Harbor's Brent Thompson (140), Brian Lang (145), Mike Dolson (152) and David Farmer (160) won their matches to give Oak Harbor a 28-18 lead. Lang and Dolson logged pins.Brent Lang dominated Grant Lane in the 171-pound match,12-2. OAK HARBOR 38, SNOHOMISH 30103: K. Lang (OH) won by forfeit; 112: Towers (S) dec. Garcia, 9-7; 119: Schell (S) dec. Lemme, 13-7; 125: Wichers dec. Weller, 9-5; 130: Aichelle pinned Carroll, :38, 2nd. 135: Kaltbrunner (S) pinned Pasquir, :35, 2nd. 140: Thompson (OH) dec. Kihm, 7-4; 145: Lang (OH) pinned Ryan, 1:10, 1st; 152: Dolson (OH) pinned Burke ,1:31, 2nd; 160: Farmer (OH) major decision over Clifford, 16-4; 171: B. Lang (OH) major decision over Lane, 12-2; 189: Burpee (S) pinned Berger, 1:08, 3rd; 215: Bonson (OH) pinned Charboneau, :16, 1st; 275: Sundheim (S) pinned Hogan 1:38 1st. Boys swimmingSNOHOMISH 116, OAK HARBOR 52200 medley relay: Snohomish (Latham, Hennessy, Wilkes, Leary) 2:01.25; 200 freestyle: Mylet (S) 2:21.11; 200 individual medley: Poier (S) 2:35.39; 50 freestyle: Latham (S) 26.48; 100 butterfly: Richards (OH) 1:11.35; 100 freestyle: Latham (S) 57.37; 500 freestyle: Meuer (OH) 6:91.27; 200 freestyle relay: Snohomish (Poier, Hennessy, Price, Mylet) 1:55.11; 100 backstroke: Wilkes (S) 1:14.22; 100 breaststroke: Price (S) 1:20.11; 400 freestyle relay: Snohomish (A. Stewart, Leary, Fuchs, L. Stewart) 4:43.96. Wildcat boys get league winGarrett Stone continued his torried scoring pace in recent games to lead the Wildcats to their first league victory in two seasons. Stone had 25 points and was 12-for-18 from the free-throw line. Chad Riepma and Duse Dronen chipped in 7 points apiece.OAK HARBOR 56, SHORECREST 47Oak Harbor: Stone 25, Riepma 7, Dronen 7, Waller 6, Morgan 6, Collins 5. Shorecrest: Haner 16, Marshall 8, Am. Niranjan 8, LaCasse 4, Christou 2, Robison 2, Fike 2, Antoncich 2, Ak. Niranjan 1. 3-pointers: Marshall 2, Collins 1, Stone 1. JV score: Shorecrest 65, Oak Harbor 56.Oak Harbor 17 19 11 9 — 56Shorecrest 9 10 9 19 — 47Swimmers snag easy win over MarinerOak Harbor's Eric Sullivan won the 50 freestyle and 100 breastroke as the Wildcats grabbed their first win of the season. Oak Harbor’s 200 medley relay team of Brennan Schell, Drew Meuer, Ryan Richards and Sullivan was also first. OAK HARBOR 109, MARINER 43200 medley relay: Oak Harbor (Schell, Meuer, Richards, Sullivan) 2:03.78; 200 freestyle: Marin (OH) 2:40.40; 200 individual medley: Schell (OH) 2:32.71; 50 freestyle: Sullivan (OH) 25.62; Diving: Connors (M) 123.7; 100 butterfly: Richards (OH) 1:01.78; 100 freestyle: Bonner (M) 1:07.84; 500 freestyle: Meuer (OH) 6:03.53; 200 freestyle relay: Mariner (Schnauffer, Huff, Bonner, Connors) 2:01.62; 100 backstroke: Schnauffer (M) 1:12.43; 100 breaststroke: Sullivan (OH) 1:13.94; 400 freestyle relay: Oak Harbor (Schell, Richards, Sullivan, Meuer) 4:09.87."

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