Blaine’s boys’ wrestling team won most of its matches in the middle weight classes, but forfeited in the higher weight classes in its 39-35 loss to Sedro-Woolley on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Sedro-Woolley High School.
The Borderites’ Garrison Folk defeated his opponent 10-6 in the 113 weight class, Gage Lott (132) pinned, Billy Dodd (138) pinned and Anthony Frey (145) pinned. Riley Fritsch (152) and Caleb Frey (160) defeated their opponent 15-0 and 4-0, respectively.
“Our guys in the middle were all competitive and did their job tonight,” Blaine coach Craig Foster said in a phone interview.
The standout match of the night for Foster came from the 126-pound Colton Economy, he said.
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“I was most proud of a loss we had with Colton. He wrestled a really solid match in a 5-1 loss. His opponent is one of the favorites for a state championship,” Foster said.
Blaine will wrestle Bellingham next at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at home.
Sedro-Woolley 39, Blaine 35
106: Jordan Berry (SW) forfeit; 113: Garrison Folk (Blaine) def. Eli Chavez 10-6; 120: Aaron Amende (Blaine) forfeit; 126: Adam Atkinson (SW) def. Colton Economy 5-1; 132: Gage Lott (Blaine) pin. Johnny Butte 2:24; 138: Billy Dodd (Blaine) pin. Colton Schwetz 3:48; 145: Anthony Frey (Blaine) pin. Noah Stroosma 1:37; 152: Riley Fritsch (Blaine) def. Riley Schwartz 15-0; 160: Caleb Frey (Blaine) def. Jared Mitchell 4-0; 170: Jacob Farrell (SW) pin. Tristan Alanis 0:39; 182: Quinton Roeppel (SW) forfeit; 195: Nate Vaughn (SW) forfeit; 220: Gabe Torgerson (SW) forfeit; 285: Dylan Augnst (SW) forfeit.