Vashon wrestlers win big at dual meet

Senior Sam Chapman pinned his unranked opponent last Thursday. Above, he wrestles an opponent in Everett. - Kevin Britz photo
Senior Sam Chapman pinned his unranked opponent last Thursday. Above, he wrestles an opponent in Everett.
— image credit: Kevin Britz photo

The Vashon wrestling team blasted the talented 2A Washington Patriots 51-28 in a lopsided dual meet on Thursday.

The Pirate senior leaders Geran Webb, Graeme Britz and Sam Chapman quickly pinned their unranked opponents.

Dominik Stemer beat one of Washington High School’s best grapplers 12-10 in an exciting seesaw battle.

Impressive as these matches were, Assistant Coach Per-Lars Blomgren said he was prouder of the efforts of the team’s less-experienced wrestlers.

Sjors Steneker applied a deadly cradle for his fall.

In facing the Patriots’ team captain, Maximo Mandl’s sheer determination got him the pin.

Cole Devereau’s superior conditioning allowed him to get a pin.

Robert Easton’s pin easily followed his double leg takedown.

Jon Michael Monroe fought hard and also joined the Vashon pin-fest.

This dual meet marked Madeleine Wolczko’s return to girls’ action after a lingering illness. She looked dominant and was awarded a technical fall at the end of the second period.

Iris Spring pinned her opponent at 4:25.

The Pirates next face Cascade Christian at the Vashon High School gym tomorrow.

— Marian Easton is the mother of Pirate wrestler Robert Easton.

Scores from the Jan. 14 meet

103 pounds: Johnathon Foxx (WA) won by forfeit

112 pounds: Harold Thomas (WA) maj. dec. Aaron Bomber 14-1

119 pounds: Sam Chapman (VASH) pinned Chris Bradley 1:19 (7-1)

125 pounds: Jon Monroe (VASH) pinned Sarah Kimble 3:20 (11-5)

130 pounds: Graeme Britz (VASH) pinned Matt Krick 0:47 (2-0)

135 pounds: Cole Devereau (VASH) pinned Dalton Hines 3:21 (9-4)

140 pounds: Dominik Stemer (VASH) dec. Giovanni Ibarra 12-10

145 pounds: Sjors Steneker (VASH) pinned Tom Bell 0:51 (2-0)

152 pounds: Maximo Mandl (VASH) pinned Russell Ferguson 4:41 (7-5)

160 pounds: Rene Alvarez, Jr. (WA) pinned Elliot Ellingsen 0:43 (2-0)

171 pounds: Robert Easton (VASH) pinned Owen Hunt 2:37 (5-0)

189 pounds: Steven Mosley (WA) pinned Tucker Lazare 1:21 (2-0)

215 pounds: Aaron Bedker (WA) pinned A.J. Sawyer 0:31 (2-0)

285 pounds: Geran Webb (VASH) pinned Jess Tuiviave 0:18 (2-0).

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