Golden Eagles roll to victory over Red Raiders


Ferndale's boys' wrestling team won its fifth match of the season, beating Bellingham 60-21 on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Bellingham High School.

The Golden Eagles were highlighted by Patrick Condon's pin in the 220-pound class.

"They had a good time out there and looked good," Ferndale coach Chet Slevin said in a phone interview. "Patrick Condon looked awesome."

The Red Raiders were battling injuries but coach Tom Hinz found several highlights in the match. Ben Donnelly (120), Babak Abedsaidi (145) and Alvin Roberts (152) all impressed the coach.

"Those three guys looked really good," Hinz said in a phone interview.

Ferndale (5-1) wrestles in the Panther Classic on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Snohomish High School. Bellingham (0-4) wrestles next in the Burlington-Edison Team Duals on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Burlington-Edison High School.


106: Brock Graves (Fern) pin Dewalt Olivi (Bell) 1:03. 113: Mikey Carpenter (Fern) pin Anders Mittep (Bell) 1:35. 120: Ben Donnelly (Bell) pin Colby William (Fern) 2:00. 126: Ciro Casiano (Fern) forfeit. 132: Sergio Paniagua (Bell) dec. Troy Lacy (Fern) 9-6. 138: Braden Klimp (Fern) forfeit. 145: Baback Abedsaidi (Bell) pin Dalton Cristelli (Fern) 3:32. 152: Alvin Roberts (Bell) pin Cory Slaughter (Fern) 3:40. 160: Taylor Bellefuille (Fern) pin Tanner Aliff (Bell) 2:41. 170: Nate Carlson (Fern) forfeit. 182: Sam Cleary (Fern) forfeit. 195: Hunter Grunherd (Fern) pin Spencer Marshall-Rodenberg (Bell) 0:46. 220: Patrick Condin (Fern) pin Nick Hanks (Bell) 1:08. 285: Aaron Brackenreid (Fern) pin Melvin Deal (Bell) 1:23.

Bellingham Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service