Everett defeats Oak Harbor wrestlers
By JIM WALLER
Whidbey News Times Sports editor
December 18, 2009 · 8:41 AM
Everett controlled the middle of the match, winning six straight bouts en route to defeating the Oak Harbor wrestling team 49-19 here Thursday.
Oak Harbor led 15-6 after three matches, then the Seagulls won the next six to take control.
After the Wildcats' Ryuta Meany was pinned (4:45) at 130 pounds, Joshua Crebbin won 6-3 at 135. Oak Harbor followed that with pins from Colton Elliot (140, 2:29) and Brandon Stratton (145, 3:36).
The Seagulls won eight of the remaining nine matches.
Justin Everett was pinned (2:33) at 160, Collin Higingbotham was pinned (1:17) at 171, Zach Loescher lost 7-3 at 189, Drew Culver lost 7-1 at 215 and Phil Rodgers was pinned (:29) at 285.
Corey Trimbur broke the streak and picked up Oak Harbor's only other win with a 15-3 major decision at 103.
Brandon Strickland lost a major decision (15-3) at 112, Kadden Paggao was pinned (1:12) at 119 and Cody Fakkema was pinned (1:13) at 125.
Everett evened its Wesco record at 1-1 and upped its season mark to 3-2.
Oak Harbor (0-2, 1-2) travels to Squalicum High School in Bellingham Saturday, Dec. 19, to take part in the Graham Morin Memorial Tournament at 10 a.m.Contact Whidbey News Times Sports editor Jim Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-675-6611 ext. 5060.