Glacier Peak wins 3A South Sub-Regional

  • Sat Feb 8th, 2014 9:54pm
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Herald staff

MARYSVILLE — Glacier Peak had nine wrestlers qualify for regionals as the Grizzlies ran away with the team title at the 3A Sub-Regional South Tournament.

Five Grizzlies emerged as champions, including Samir Mahmoud (106 pounds), Ethan Barr (138), Logan Coleman (160), Griffin Thomas (170) and Mosese Fifita (285). Glacier Peak finished with 342 points, easily outpacing Mountlake Terrace’s 217.5 points.

The Hawks are sending seven wrestlers on to next Saturday’s regional tournament and had both finalists in two different weight classes. At 120 pounds, Taylor Hetherington beat teammate Gene Ahn 8-3 and Daniil Oliferovskiiy also had a 4-1 decision win over fellow Hawk Sean Poole at 152 pounds.

Third-place Shorewood had six wrestlers move on, including Matthew Floresca. Floresca, who finished second at 126 pounds in last year’s 3A state tournament, beat Glacier Peak’s John Kim 8-1.

3A Sub-Regional South Tournament

At Marysville Pilchuck H.S.

Top 2 qualify for regionals

Team scores: Glacier Peak 342, Mountlake Terrace 217.5, Shorewood 184, Shorecrest 174, Meadowdale 140.

Championship matches: 106—Samir Mahmoud (GP) dec. Rhaye Samson (SW) 8-6; 113—Abiel Tesfamariam (SW) over Tae Thongdee (SW) won by injury default; 120—Taylor Hetherington (MT) dec. Gene Ahn (MT) 8-3; 126—Matthew Floresca (SW) dec. John Kim (GP) 8-1; 132—Ricky Moraguez (SC) dec. Frankie Cruz (GP) 9-1; 138—Ethan Barr (GP) dec. Taron Castleton (MT) 3-2; 145—Braden Kalloway (SW) dec. Tanner Kranz (GP) 9-3; 152—Daniil Oliferovskiiy (MT) dec. Sean Poole (MT) 4-1; 160—Logan Coleman (GP) over Colton Davis (M) won by injury default; 170—Griffin Thomas (GP) pinned Chris Seyfried (SC) :39; 182—Syd Springberg (MT) pinned Marcus Becerra (GP) 3:15; 195—Ciaran Ball (M) dec. Brett Potter (MT) 10-2; 220—Tim Smith (M) dec. Noah Palmaffy 3-0; 285—Mosese Fifita (GP) pinned Erca Erdenebayer (SW) 1:28.