The Lynden boys' wrestling team defeated Nooksack Valley 33-26 in a Northwest Conference game on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Nooksack Valley High School.
"I thought Nooksack wrestled very well tonight and I was proud of all of our guys," Nooksack Valley coach Chad Parson said in a phone interview.
Nooksack Valley (2-6, 2-3 NWC) was led by Christian Palma, who pinned Jovani Jose in the 138 weight class in 33 seconds.
The Lions (3-5, 3-2 NWC) were led by Nick Iaconetti (126) who defeated Paul Newell 15-0 and Ryan Meggison (170) who defeated Jess O'Bryan 8-1.
The Pioneers will wrestle at Friday Harbor Monday, Jan. 28, in a non-conference meet before wrestling Lynden again Wednesday, Jan. 30, in a non-conference meet.
LYNDEN 33, NOOKSACK VALLEY 26
106: Primitivo Cruz (Lynden) win by forfeit. 113: Isaac Beuno (Lynden) win by forfeit. 120: Tyler Miller (Nooksack Valley) win by forfeit. 126: Nick Iaconetti (Lynden) 15-0 Paul Newell (Nooksack Valley). 132: Taylor Gardner (Nooksack Valley) tech fall 16-0 Payton Peterson-Scotter (Lynden). 138: Christian Palma (Nooksack Valley) pin Jovani Jose (Lynden) :33. 145: Peter Jernberg (Lynden) 13-2 Nathan Anderson (Nooksack Valley). 152: Parker Schram (Nooksack Valley) 5-3 Christian Mouat (Lynden). 160: James Cony (Lynden) 24-19 Tyler Warner (Nooksack Valley). 170: Ryan Meggison (Lynden) 8-1 Jesse O'Bryan (Nooksack Valley). 182: double forfeit. 195: double forfeit. 220: Caleb Newman (Lynden) win by forfeit. 285: Nick Bourassa (Nooksack Valley) pin Logan Brown (Lynden) :56.