Mount Baker girls' wrestling splits two close duals

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDDecember 11, 2013 

Mount Baker girls' wrestling split its meet against Mount Vernon and Burlington-Edison on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Burlington-Edison High School.

Mount Baker lost narrowly to Mount Vernon 37-36, before defeating Burlington-Edison 34-33.

Mountaineers coach Clyde Blockley was impressed with his younger girls in the meet.

"We had four girls on varsity for the first time," he said in a phone interview. "(Dezary) Lawler, (Corbin) Cadle, (Jordan) Horseman and (Caitlin) Howard came out and were ready to compete."

Howard won her second match, pinning Burlington-Edison's Kendra Vanbeek. Horseman also won her second match, pinning the Tigers' Riley Vandervein.

The Mountaineers' next meet is at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Foss for the Judy Emery Invitational.

MOUNT VERNON 37, MOUNT BAKER 36

100: MB wins by forfeit Postlewait. 106: Nyla Lee (MV) def. Walker 1:25 pinned. 112: Brenda Reyna (MV) pinned Codie 1:05. 118: Smith (MB) pinned Mendez 3:20. 124: Boardman (MB) won by forfeit. 130: Mata (MB) pinned Renault 1:40. 137: Locke (MB) pinned Rees 1:46. 145: Leigh Lamay (MV) pinned Howard :57. 155: Jenny Schnieder (MV) pinned Horsman 3:22. 170: Karina Cortazar (MV) wins by forfeit. 190: Schwinder (MB) pinned Valdez :43. 235: Janet Solnao (MV) wins by forfeit.

MOUNT BAKER 34, BURLINGTON-EDISON 33

100: Arlette Montel (Burlington) forfeit 106: Ashley Bescera (Burlington) dec. Lacy Postlewait 7-6. 112: Christina Sosa (Burlington-Edison) pin Dezary Lawler n/a. 118: Hannah Holms (Burlington) pin Corbin Cadle n/a. 124: Natalie Smith (Mount Baker) pin Sarah Spreckmeyer n/a. 130: Heidi Chambers (Mount Baker) dec. Ariel Tsuffis 12-0. 137: Jessica Moda (Mount baker) pin Courtney Johnson n/a. 145: Ivy Locke (Mount Baker) pin Erin Allen n/a. 155: Caitlin Howard (Mount Baker) pin Kendra Vanbeek n/a. 170: Jordan Horseman (Mount Baker) pin Riley Vandervein n/a. 190: Kassidy Riveras (Burlington) forfeit. 235: Dellisha Hodge (Burlington-Edison) pin Kimmy Schwinden.

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