Borderites cruise in final regular season match

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJanuary 29, 2014 

The Blaine boys' wrestling team ended its regular season with a bang, as it topped Anacortes 54-18 on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Anacortes.

Borderites' coach Craig Foster had nothing but positives to say about his team.

"They were just really aggressive," he said in a phone interview. "They wrestled with a lot of confidence and that's what you hope for this time of year. I think they feel good about where they're at."

Billy Dodd was one wrestler who stood out to Foster. Dodd defeated Cody Morales in the 126-pound class by pin with only 15 seconds left in the final round.

"He dominated the entire match. He scored points and then got the pin. He was dominant in every position," Foster said.

Colton Economy was another wrestler who racked up points and scored a late pin.

"For a freshman, he was real aggressive," Foster said. "He scored 15 points before he got the pin. He got after it and that's what you like to see from a freshman."

The Borderites end the regular season with a 7-1 record.

BLAINE 54, ANACORTES 18

106: Stuey Rasar (Blaine) dec. Eli Zachary 9-1. 113: Colton Economy (Blaine) pin Dustin Shartrand 3:48. 120: Kyle Gonzales (Blaine) pin Matt Mineo 2:35. 126: Billy Dodd (Blaine) pin Cody Morales 5:45. 132: Riley Fritsch (Blaine) pin Kevin Diaz 1:28. 138: Gage Lott (Blaine) dec. Julian Collins 5-2. 145: Anthony Frey (Blaine) dec. Jeff Vasquez 10-2. 152: Caleb Frey (Blaine) dec. Andrew Toth 8-2. 160: Jon Stewart (Blaine) pin Sylvester Barron 2:31. 170: Tristan Hunter (Blaine) forfeit. 182: Aaron Tisinger (Ana) pin Tanner Anthony 3:28. 195: Ross Atterberry (Ana) forfeit. 220: Israel Hernandez (Blaine) dec. James Swanson 12-3. 285: Kiron Devine (Ana) forfeit.

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