Oak Harbor’s Shamus Warden, left, works to take down Squalicum’s Evan McDevitt. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Shamus Warden, left, works to take down Squalicum’s Evan McDevitt. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor takes down Squalicum in opener / Boys wrestling

Dominating the lower weights, the Oak Harbor High School boys wrestling team stopped visiting Squalicum 51-30 in the season opener Thursday, Dec. 5.

The Wildcats won eight of the 10 lowest weight classes, six by falls, to secure the win.

“Great evening for Wildcats,” coach Larry Falcon said. “The evening started with great JV wrestling for the Wildcats as a prelude to the varsity match. Varsity matches were exciting with some strong showing from some young wrestlers.”

Oak Harbor competes in the Edmonds-Woodway Tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

Oak Harbor 51, Squalicum 30

106: Derek Salazar-Leyva won by forfeit.

113: Shamus Warden won by fall (2:32).

120: Cole Valdez won 3-0.

126: Timothy Powers won by fall (3:09).

132: Jamal Graham won by fall (:17).

138: Oak Harbor forfeit.

145: Taylor Burton lost by fall (1:40).

152: Miles Erikson won by fall (2:02).

160: Noah Hangan won by fall (:14).

170: Evan Beerbower won by fall (4:04).

182: Jaden Scott lost by fall (4:12).

195: Zachary English lost by fall (1:51).

220: Derek Jacques lost by fall (2:07).

285: Ivan Snyder won by forfeit.

Oak Harbor’s Evan Beerbower, top, tries to turn Squalicum’s Lian McDevitt.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Evan Beerbower, top, tries to turn Squalicum’s Lian McDevitt. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Miles Erikson, front, escapes from Sam Miindlin.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Miles Erikson, front, escapes from Sam Miindlin. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Jamal Graham pins David Huerta.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Jamal Graham pins David Huerta. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Noah Hangan, top, tries to put Jason Retz on his back.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Noah Hangan, top, tries to put Jason Retz on his back. (Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Timothy Powers, top, takes control of Jose Aguilar-Lorenzo.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Oak Harbor’s Timothy Powers, top, takes control of Jose Aguilar-Lorenzo. (Photo by John Fisken)

Cole Valdez, right, works for a 3-0 win over Squalicum’s Hyrum Furtrelle.

Cole Valdez, right, works for a 3-0 win over Squalicum’s Hyrum Furtrelle.

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