The Blaine wrestling team defeated Sehome 66-12 in a Northwest Conference meet Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Blaine High School.
"Our two senior leaders, Justin Belding and Caleb Johnson, went out and got quick pins and did a great job tonight," Blaine coach Craig Foster said in a phone interview.
Belding pinned Asa Arena in 39 seconds in the 152 weight class and Johnson (220) pinned Josh Whitman in 28 seconds for the Borderites (6-0 3-0 NWC).
Jose Ramirez (145) from Sehome (3-3, 2-3 NWC) pinned Eddie Fontes in 8:26 and Zach Zimmerman (170) provided the other win for the Mariners after pinning Tanner Anthony in 4:41.
Blaine will next play Ferndale on Thursday, Jan. 24, in a Northwest Conference double-dual meet, while Sehome will next participate in the Northwest Conference District tournament.
BLAINE 66, SEHOME 12
106: Stuey Rasar (Blaine) win by forfeit. 113: Billy Dodd (Blaine) win by forfeit. 120: Trevin Brady (Blaine) pin Emily Lucke (Sehome) 1:04. 126: Gage Lott (Blaine) win by forfeit. 132: Anthony Frey (Blaine) dec. 12-6 Steven Yazzie (Sehome). 138: Caleb Frey (Blaine) dec. 7-2 Evan Villalobos (Sehome). 145: Jose Ramirez (Sehome) pin Eddie Fontes (Blaine) 8:26 (OT). 152: Justin Belding (Blaine) pin Asa Arena :39. 160: Jon Stewart (Blaine) pin Cameron Peterson :51. 170: Zach Zimmerman (Sehome) pin Tanner Anthony 4:41. 182: Dwayne Ortega (Blaine) pin Nick Coates (Sehome) :46. 195: Israel Hernandez (Blaine) win by forfeit. 220: Caleb Johnson (Blaine) pin Josh Whitman (Sehome) :28. 285: Mikey Antczak (Blaine) win by forfeit.