YAKIMA — Jerry Contreras and Alec Bird both won individual championships Saturday to lead Everett to third place in the 3A Region IV wrestlng meet at West Valley H.S.
The Seagulls, who won the District 1 title last week, finished 22 points begind regional champion Shadle Park and two behind runner-up North Central, both Spokane-area schools.
Bird won the 215-pound title with a pin. Contreras posted a 14-4 major decision at 160 pounds.
Altogether, Everett qualified seven wrestlers for next weekend’s Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome.
At West Valley H.S.
Team Scores—Shadle Park 142, North Central 122, Everett 120, East Valley-Spokane 105, Sunnyside 98.5, Sedro-Woolley 90, Ferndale 83, Mt. Spokane 62, Handord 52, Glacier Peak 51.5, Rogers-Spokane 42, Lynnwood 39, Mt. Vernon 37, West Valley-Yakima 35, Meadowdale 19.5, Shorecrest 13.
Wesco state qualifiers
103—Nathan Gonzales (Sunnyside) pinned Joseph Bratz (Glacier Peak) 3:26.
112—Vang Lor (Rogers) dec. Zach Calkins (Lynnwood) 7-4.
119—Jared Berlinger (N. Central) dec. Josh St. Marie (Glacier Peak) 13-7.
130—Darren Bunke (SP) dec. Joel Palabrica (Everett) 8-4.
160—Jerry Contreras (Everett) dec. Kole Nuehs (SP) 14-4.
215—Alec Bird (Everett) pinned Kevin Madson (WVY) 4:52.
103—Jessie Lopez (Everett) dec. Chris Douglas (Rogers) 4-1.
119—Rodson Ubungen (Lynnwood) dec. Tim Taigen (Mt. Spokane) 15-7.
125—Jack Forrest (Everett) dec. Alex Rockstrom (EVS) 7-3.
140—Jordan Watts (Mt. Vernon) dec. Andrew Parada (Meadowdale) 4-1.
145—Derek VanWyhe (Glacier Peak) dec. Evan Paeth (Everett) 5-0.
171—Taylor Whetzel (Mt. Spokane) won by injury default over Dany Lopez (Everett).
2B/1B Region I meet: At Tacoma, Darrington finished second in the team competition and advanced six wrestlers to next weekend’s state meet. Kerry Brooks (130 pounds), Jon Fenstermaker (135) and Moe Hyde (285) all won regional championships. Darrington assistant coach Andy West was named the regional assistant of the year.
At Tacoma Baptist H.S.
Team scores—Tacoma Baptist 170, Darrington 106, Ocosta 101, Concrete 95, La Conner 81, Wahkiakum 72, North Beach 70, Adna 56, Raymond 35, South Bend 24, Napavine 11, Chief Leschi 7, Toutle Lake 0, Willapa Valley 0.
Darrington state qualifiers
119—Derek Holm, 2nd place. 130—Kerry Brooks, 1st; Keegan Nations 4th. 135—Jon Fenstermaker, 1st. 160—Kolton Palmer, 2nd. 285—Moe Hyde, 1st.
Region I meet: At Sedro-Woolley, Casey Mather (112 pounds) and Laura Charboneau (285) each won individual championships to lead Stanwood to fourth place. Lakewood’s Keely Caldwell was first at 125 pounds for fifth-place Lakewood. JoMae Alewine captured the 103-pound title for sixth-place Lake Stevens.
At Sedro-Woolley High School
Team scores—1. Sedro: Woolley 234, 2. Burlington-Edison 151, 3, Mount Baker 140.5, 4. Stanwood 78, 5. Lakewood 58, 6. Lake Stevens 48, 7. Lynden 37, 8. Interlake 32, 9. Mount Vernon 22, 10. Chief Sealth 21, 11. (tie) Skyline, Everett 20. 13. (tie) Garfield, Redmond, Lakeside, Mountlake Terrace 18. Oak Harbor 12. 19. Jackson 10. 20. Arlington 7. 21. (tie) Squalicum, Sultan, Bellevue 6. 23. Ingraham 4. 24. (tie) Cascade, Anacortes.
103: Alewine (LS) inj. def. over Palabrica (Eve). 112: Mather (Stan) def. Kelly (Red) 4: 3. 119: Garcia (MV) dec. Mitchell (Lakeside) 8: 2. 125: Caldwell (Lakewood) pinned Garcia (SW) 2:47. 130: Dillard (MB) tech. fall Weinert (Stan) 17: 0. 135: Rabenstein (SW) by forfeit over Allen (SW). 140: Moquin (SW) by forfeit over Lepper (MB). 145: Pohren (SW) pinned Willcher (Skyline) 3:01. 152: Weide (MB) inj. def. over Grein (Interlake). 160: O’Dell (BE) inj. def. over Gonzalez (BE). 171: Taranenko (MB) pinned Gash (BE) 1:18. Heavyweirght: Charboneau (Stan) pinned Holby (BE) 1:09.
103: Gallegos (Lynd) def. Mata (MB) 12: 4. 112: Iverson (SW) pinned Salkeld (MB) 1:47. 119: Rosas (MB) pinned Hanson (Inter) 2:47. 125: Kaech (SW) pinned Mendoza (Lynden) 1:20. 130: Seidel (SW) pinned Lawton (Lakewood) 2:36. 135: Annese (BE) pinned Postlethwaite (Lakewood) 1:28. 140: Randall (SW) pinned Adams (Chse) 1:28. 145: Abdolhosseini (Gar) pinned Reed (SW) 2:33. 152: Nowak (LS) pinned Fremd (OH) 2:51. 160: None. 171: Ruiz (MLT) pinned Wide (SW) 2:25. Heavyweight: Clark (SW) by DQ over Pederson (BE).