Prep roundup: Cats shine on mat

"The 4A Western Conference is wasting no time getting into league competition this season, so the Oak Harbor wrestling team got right down to business.The Wildcats dominated Mountlake Terrace 64-7."

  • Wednesday, December 8, 1999 9:00am
  • Sports

“The 4A Western Conference is wasting no time getting into league competition this season, so the Oak Harbor wrestling team got right down to business.The Wildcats dominated Mountlake Terrace 64-7 in a match at South Whidbey High School on Saturday. Oak Harbor closed out the Hawks with five pins, one decision and two forfeits over the last eight matches for a 45-0 run.“Mountlake Terrace is not one of the best teams we’ll face, but it was a good start for us,” Oak Harbor coach Brian Farmer said.Kevin Lang set the tone for the Wildcats with a technical fall over Mountlake Terrace’s R.J. Rodarte in the match at 103 pounds. Lang built a 19-4 lead in the second period.The Hawks managed to win two of the next five matches, but then Oak Harbor went on a tear. At 140, Oak Harbor’s Brent Thompson pinned Greg Otto in the third period. At 152, Brian Lang pinned Scott Paul in 36 seconds. At 160, Mike Dolson pinned Jeremy Gartzen in just over a minute. At 171, David Farmer shut out Matt Call 7-0. At 189, Brent Lang pinned Reese Cogdill. And at 275, Sean Hogan pinned Mike Olson.In other wrestling action Saturday, seven members of the Oak Harbor wrestling team finished first in the South Whidbey Tournament. Kevin Lang, Garcia, Lemme, Wichers, Thompson, Brian Lang and Brent Lang all won their weight division.The South Whidbey Tournament included three other teams: South Whidbey, Meadowdale and Mountlake Terrace.OAK HARBOR 64, MOUNTLAKE TERRACE 7103: Kevin Lang (OH) d. R.J. Rodarte by technical fall. 112: Jon Garcia (OH) won by forfeit. 119: Kasey Cumdy (MT) d. Nate Lemme 15-6. 125: Danny Wichers (OH) d. K. Pistole 7-2. 130: Will Carroll (OH) d. E. Jansson by technical fall. 135: Mike Oh (MT) d. Matt Pasquer 8-2. 140: Brent Thompson (OH) pinned Greg Otto. 145: Josh Allen (OH) won by forfeit. 152: Brian Lang (OH) pinned Scott Paul. 160: Mike Dolson (OH) pinned Jeremy Gartzen. 171: Dave Farmer (OH) d. Matt Call 7-0. 189: Brent Lang (OH) pinned Reese Cogdill. 215: Richard Berger (OH) won by forfeit. 275: Sean Hogan (OH) pinned Mike Olson.Girls basketballSt. George 80, Coupeville 37St. George, a Spokane-area school and the top-ranked B league team in the state, jumped out to a 32-6 first-quarter lead and never looked back. Brianne King led Coupeville with 10 points, Tracy Taylor added nine and Tina Lyness 8.St. George: Deponty 20, Henly 18, Liu 10, Witherspoon 6, Nally 4, Clarke 4, Philopant 4, Blume 2, Beren 2, Crimmins 4, Bingham 2, Comar 2. Coupeville: King 10, Taylor 9, Lyness 8, Young 4, Rasmussen 3, Shelly 2, Knox 1.St. George 32 22 12 14 — 80Coupeville 6 12 8 11 — 37South Whidbey 66, Coupeville 48Freshman Brianne King scored all of her 18 points in the fourth quarter for Coupeville. Tina Lyness added 15 points for the Wolves.Coupeville: King 18, Lyness 15, Taylor 4, Rasmussen 3, Knox 3, E. Young 2, L. Young 1, Griggs 1, Shelly 1. South Whidbey: Ellis 15, Wick 12, Waterman 10, Tornga 10, Watson 8, Pullman 5, Sievers 4, Gabelein 2. 3-pointers: King 1, Ellis 1. Coupeville 7 7 9 25 — 48South Whidbey 17 9 22 18 — 66”