Oak Harbor’s Chris Brooks, front, tangles with Snohomish’s Christian Simonson. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Chris Brooks, front, tangles with Snohomish’s Christian Simonson. (Photo by John Fisken)

Panthers rally past Oak Harbor / Wrestling

The Snohomish High School wrestling team overcame a 22-0 deficit to defeat Oak Harbor 43-28 on the Wildcats’ mat Tuesday, Dec. 12, in the Wesco North opener for both schools.

Oak Harbor won the first five matches and six of the first seven to go up 28-4. The Panthers then sweep the final seven bouts, which included two forfeits, to rally for the win.

Jamal Graham (106 pounds; fall, 1:38), Shamus Warden (113; 3-0), Jakob Dailey (120; fall, 5:20), Caleb Fitzgerald (126; 12-4) and Giovanni Ribay (132; 5-3) staked Oak Harbor a 22-0 lead.

Dylan Sanchez (138) lost 12-2, then Blake McBride (145) scored the Wildcats’ final points with a fall (1:12).

Chris Brooks (152; fall, 4:33), Noah Hangan (160; fall, 1:16), Ethan Pace (170; 7-0); Michael Fisken (220; fall, 3:17) and Keagan Daniels (285; fall, 2:33) all suffered losses for Oak Harbor.

The Wildcats (0-1, 1-3) go to Marysville-Pilchuck (0-0, 2-0) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, and to Squalicum for the Graham Morin Invitational at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16.

Jakob Dailey, left, works to take down Snohomish’s Jayme Gonzalez.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Jakob Dailey, left, works to take down Snohomish’s Jayme Gonzalez. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Giovanni Ribay, top, takes control in his match with Humoody Smith, who is blind. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Giovanni Ribay, top, takes control in his match with Humoody Smith, who is blind. (Photo by John Fisken)

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