High School Sports

PREP WRESTLING: Nooksack Valley preview


Coach: Chad Parson

Outlook: The Pioneers’ roster includes only two seniors: Steven Kelly (130) and Waylon Ocheltree (152), so first-year coach Parson, like many other coaches, will have his hands full teaching the nine freshmen and seven sophomores. Nooksack and Meridian are the only local Class 1A schools with wrestling programs, so the Pioneers can use the tough competition serve as a valuable springboard to the postseason.


Wt. Class, Wrestler, Yr.

103, Tarran Klemann, So.

119, Jarrod Birkett, So.

119, Gary DeJager, Fr.

125, Bonzai Billings, Fr.

125, Jesse Branham, So.

125, Nate Christofferson, So.

125, Joshua Warner, Fr.

130, Oliver Bear Don't Walk, Fr.

130, Steven Kelly, Sr.

135, Russell Baldwin, So.

140, Michael Bolin, Fr.

145, Dillon Jimmie, Fr.

145, Nicholas Torres, Fr.

152, Waylon Ocheltree, Sr.

160, Levi Stuit, So.

171, Quinton DeBrasse, Fr.

189, Sebastian DeBont, So.


Nov. 30, Blaine (at Meridian), L 73-12

Nov. 30, at Meridian, W 36-32

Nov. 30, Friday Harbor (at Meridian), No result

Dec. 4, Sehome, W 34-27

Dec. 6, Ferndale , L 62-12

Dec. 11, Concrete, 7 p.m.

Dec. 15, at Graham Morin Memorial Tournament (at Squalicum), 10 a.m.

Jan. 3, at Mount Baker, 7 p.m.

Jan. 5, Nooksack Invitational, TBA

Jan. 10, Sedro-Woolley , 7 p.m.

Jan. 17, at Lynden, 7 p.m.

Jan. 24, Meridian , 7 p.m.