Squalicum won all but two weight classes to earn a 63-12 win over Meridian on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Squalicum.
The Storm had pin wins from Jace Cooper (113) and Alex Aguirre (195), and a 5-4 decision win from Alex Schermerhorn at 285.
“It was kind of lined up so my first-year wrestlers had matches, so it was cool to see them go out and battle,” Squalicum coach Russell Robinson said in a phone interview. “I was proud of Jace Cooper at 113. He’s tough and he showed it with a pin. He’s one we look for good things from. Alex at 285 had a close back-and-forth battle all night.”
Meridian’s Jake Cheney (106) and Jackson Lewis (138) earned pin wins for the Trojans. The rest of the matches were Squalicum wins by forfeit, except for a double forfeit at 160.
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Squalicum will participate in the Battle at the Border at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Blaine. Meridian takes on Sehome at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at home.
Squalicum 63, Meridian 12
106: Jake Cheney (Meridan) pin John Zavalva (Sq.) 1:41; 113: Jace Cooper (Sq) pin. Martin Phanannestaell 0:17; 120: Cruz Meza (Sq) won by forfeit; 126: Zach Johnson (Sq) won by forfeit; 132: Spencer Wallace (Sq) won by forfeit; 138: Jackson Lewis (Meridian) pin Raul Cruz (Sq) 3:33; 145: Max Angel (Sq) won by forfeit; 152: Zachary Wallace (Sq) won by forfeit; 160: double forfeit; 170: Jacob Burgoon (Sq) won by forfeit; 182: Carlos Nunez (Sq) won by forfeit; 195: Alex Aguirre (Sq) pin Jackson Day 1:43; 220: Kyle Basert (Sq) won by forfeit; 285: Alex Schermerhorn (Sq) def. Dylan Sullivan 5-4.