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List of local prep wrestlers competing at Mat Classic

Plenty of grapplers from our area’s schools are going to the mats at the Tacoma Dome.

Marysville Pilchuck’s Cole Daurie (left) works to lock Edmonds-Woodway’s Baylor Denkinger in the 106 weight class during the 3A regional wrestling tournament Saturday afternoon at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on February 11, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Everett senior turns corner, captures regional wrestling title

Stephan Erosa takes his game to the next level with a win at the 3A Region 3 Tournament.

Marysville Pilchuck’s Cole Daurie (left) works to lock Edmonds-Woodway’s Baylor Denkinger in the 106 weight class during the 3A regional wrestling tournament Saturday afternoon at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on February 11, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Regional wrestling tournaments at a glance

Where to go, when to be there and what to watch for this weekend

Snohomish County wrestling officials feeling the pinch

A statewide shortage of experienced wrestling officials is acutely felt as the postseason begins.

Marysville-Pichuck’s Devin Fahlman, top, works to pin Arlington’s Colby Wammock Thursday night at Marysville-Pichuck High School in Marysville January 25, 2018. The Tomahawks won 59-11 to claim the 3A Wesco Championship. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Marysville-Pichuck’s Devin Fahlman, top, works to pin Arlington’s Colby Wammock Thursday night at Marysville-Pichuck High School in Marysville January 25, 2018. The Tomahawks won 59-11 to claim the 3A Wesco Championship. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Challenge accepted: Monroe wrestlers earn spot in lineup

In a show of pure prep democracy, the Bearcats determine their starting lineup through weekly competition.

Everett’s Stephan Erosa, left, competes against Arlington Brantly StupeyThursday night at Arlington High School in Arlington on January 18, 2018. The Eagles won 37-25.(Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Arlington wrestlers scrap to 37-25 win over Everett

Aggressive lineup moves pay off for the Eagles in a big Wesco 3A North win over the Seagulls.

Everett’s Stephan Erosa, left, competes against Arlington Brantly StupeyThursday night at Arlington High School in Arlington on January 18, 2018. The Eagles won 37-25.(Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Stanwood’s Phillips pinned in exhibition match

Brock Hardy of Box Elder, Utah decked Phillips on Dec. 27, but a rematch looms on Jan. 9.

Snohomish freshman wrestler continues to defy odds

‘Hamoody’ Smith has overcome many obstacles in his life, but embraces challenges head on.

Lake Stevens’ Markus Johnson, right, works to lock Xavier Eaglin of South Kitsap Thursday night at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens on December 21, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Lake Stevens wrestlers storm past South Kitsap to win

The No. 8 Vikings top 2nd-ranked South Kitsap 43-26 in boys wrestling showdown.

Lake Stevens’ Markus Johnson, right, works to lock Xavier Eaglin of South Kitsap Thursday night at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens on December 21, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Lake Stevens senior eyes 2nd straight state wrestling title

Malachi Lawrence and his powerful offensive arsenal also hope to lead the Vikings to a team championship.

Edmonds-Woodway girls soccer falls to M.I. in state quarterfinal

The Warriors were unable to muster any offense as they fell short in the 3A state quarterfinals.

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Stanwood’s Phillips wins Super 32 wrestling tournament

Phillips captured the 145-pound weight class at the prestigious preseason tourney in North Carolina.

Stanwood wrestling star Phillips reaches Super 32 quarters

The North Carolina commit won 4 bouts Saturday in the prestigious preseason tournament.

Stanwood wrestler Phillips commits to North Carolina

The senior verbally commits to join the Tar Heels after receiving interest from other major programs.

Stanwood’s Phillips commits to wrestle at North Carolina

The 2-time state champion and 4-time national champion competed at the Cadet Worlds last summer.