Lake Stevens loses first home match in more than 20 years

LAKE STEVENS — A pivotal match at 132 pounds proved to be the deciding factor as Chase Classen edged Lake Stevens’ Jake Douglas 5-3 in overtime to lead visiting Moses Lake to a 36-29 win over the Vikings.

The loss was the first at home for Lake Stevens in more than two decades, according to Vikings head coach Brent Barnes.

The 132-pound contest saw Douglas fall to Moses Lake’s Classen in overtime 5-3 in a match that went down to the buzzer in the overtime period.

Two key matches for the Vikings were 126-pounder Michael Solar’s pin of Clayton Clark in 1 minute, 32 seconds, and Tristan Perales’ pin of Shawn Cotton in 5:02. Also Lake Stevens’ Ty Headland defeated 2013 state finalist Trey Long by a 7-2 decision at 113 pounds.

At Lake Stevens H.S.

106—Cooper McCulloush (ML) pinned Gino Loera :21; 113—Ty Headland (LS) dec. Trey Long 7-2; 120—Fernando Leyva (ML) dec. AJ Crew 6-3; 126—Michael Solar (LS) pinned Clayton Clark 1:32; 132—Chase Classen (MS) dec. Jake Douglas 5-3 (OT); 138—Tristan Perales (LS) pinned Shawn Cotton 5:02; 145—Noah Cuzzetto (LS) pinned Cyrus Knolls 1:16; 152—Brenden Sanchez (ML) dec. Danny Sagiao 14-12; 160—Hudson Mausath (ML) pinned Kyle Sexton 3:51; 170—Logan Johnson (LS) maj. dec. Nick Fernandez 10-0; 182—Easton Castro (ML) dec. Mason Beaver 3-2; 195—Cody Vigoren (LS) major dec. Jordan Lacelle 11-2; 220—Dillan Morris (ML) pinned Michael Oberholtzer 3:52; 285—Justin Sainsbury (ML) pinned Dillion Hutchenson 1:20. Records—Moses Lake not reported. Lake Stevens 3-1.

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