Here are the latest individual wrestler rankings by the folks at
106—Ashton Schessler (SK, 7th)
113—Deion Anderson (SK, 5th)
120—Sebastian Robles (SK, 10th)
132—Brandon Forster (SK, 6th)
285—Marshaud DeWalt (SK, 10th)
The Olympic League 2A Division wrestling title likely gets
decided on Thursday when Port Angeles hosts Olympic at 7 p.m. Both
teams are undefeated heading into Tuesday’s matches. Last season,
Olympic ran the table, handing PA its only defeat while winning the
Over the weekend, PA took fifth and Olympic 10th at the Gut
Check tournament at Evergreen State College.
Port Angeles took fifth and Olympic 10th at Saturday’s Gut Check
Tournament at Evergreen State College in Vancouver. Here are the
individual results from the tournament:
1st: Ethan Rotondo, Union 10 21- 3
2nd: Alex Cruz, Orting 9 21- 4
3rd: Michael Bresser, Henley 11 19- 6
4th: Mason Harrison, Yelm 10 15- 7
5th: Kaylomb Parrish, Olympic 10 25- 6
6th: Tyler Gale, Port Angeles 11 15- 5
7th: Alec Acfalle, Olympic 9 20- 7
8th: Rivers Greensky, Prairie 11 25- 7
Bremerton held its first annual Bremerton Brawl tournament on
Saturday with Stanwood taking home the team title. Kingston took
third to lead the local teams, while Bremerton placed fourth.
Here are the team results and list of champions:
Teams—Stanwood 151, Columbia River 135.5, Kingston 127,
Bremerton 115, Wilson 112.5, Olympic 98.5, North Kitsap 96, Gig
Harbor 86.5, Shelton 79, Edmonds-Woodway 56.6, Foster 45.
106—Alec Acfalle (Olympic). 113—Gavid Spadoni (Gig Harbor).
120—Cale Woyvodich (Foster). 126—Peyton Reece (Kingston). 132—Erick
Powell (North Kitsap). 138—West Weinert (Stanwood). 145—Kane Ayling
(Stanwood). 152—Larry Andersen (Columbia River). 160—Bernardo
Olivas (Shelton). 170—Ryder Waite (Columbia River). 182—Blake Moser
(Gig Harbor). 195—Garret Arrona (Stanwood). 220—Tyler Ferris
(Wilson). 285—Juilian Leigh (Kingston).
The Pac Coast Championships is one of the top high school
wrestling tournaments year in and year out. Central Kitsap, South
Kitsap and Olympic are competing this season. Here are brackets
for the two-day tournament, which begins Friday.
The Kitsap Sun Pavilion hosts the Olympic Duals wrestling
tournament on Saturday. The 16-team competition begins at 9:30 a.m.
The final of four rounds is schedule to conclude around 5:30
Olympic, the host team, faces W.F. West in the first round. Central
Kitsap takes on Graham-Kapowsin, while South Kitsap matches up with
Enumclaw. Other teams in the tournament are Yelm, Auburn-Riverside,
Curtis, Wenatchee, Union, A.C. Davis, Kelso, Peninsula, Hudson’s
Bay and Auburn.
Central Kitsap wrestling coach Mike Harter said he doesn’t know
if he’s going to see the movie Foxcatcher when it’s
released in the Seattle area on Dec. 19. For Harter, the story
might hit too close to home.
Foxcatcher, which stars Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark
Ruffalo and is receiving critical acclaim, is the story of Olympic
wrestling champion Mark Schultz and paranoid-schizophrenic coach
John du Pont, who ends up murdering Schultz’s older brother Dave in
Harter said he talked to Dave Schultz two weeks before he was
killed and actually competed against Mark Schulz.
“My first college match was against Mark,” Harter said. “Mark was a
senior (at Oklahoma) when I was a freshman at Iowa State. How about
that for your first college match?”
Harter, who finished out his college career at Oregon, said he’s
not sure if Hollywood’s version of what happened can measure up to
“It’s getting good reviews,” Harter said. “You do wonder how much
dramatic license do they take.”
The Washington Wrestling Report has published its first set of
rankings. See where West Sound wrestlers make their debut.
Every now and again, weight classes in high school wrestling
change. Add a pound here, subtract a couple here. In 2011-12, the
weight classes in boys wrestling were altered. Now it’s the girls’
Not only are the weight classes different, there are now 14
weight classes for girls, up from 12 a season ago. Here’s a
Old weight classes: 100, 106, 112, 118, 124,
130, 137, 145, 155, 170, 190, 235 (12)
New weight classes: 100, 105, 110, 115, 120, 125,
130, 135, 140, 145, 155, 170, 190, 235 (14)
In 2012, Kingston became the first West Sound school to have a
girls wrestling team.
It looks like Bremerton will have a girls team this season. The
school’s website has former Klahowya bowling coach Loree Hippe
listed as a girls wrestling coach. Wayne Gizzi is the school’s new
Bremerton has two wrestling schedules on its website, one for
boys and one for girls. On certain dates, the boys and girls teams
will be at the same location. But there are girls-only events, such
as the Judi Emery Tournament at Foss High School on Dec. 13 and the
Lakes and Lipstick Invite on Jan. 24.