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Spartans split in Metro wrestling match
Blanchet benefited by Bainbridge blanks in its lightest weight classes as the Braves beat the Spartans 39-31 in Metro League wrestling Tuesday.
Bainbridge bounced back big time in the dual meet to win against Chief Sealth, 60-12.
Blanchet notched two forfeit victories in the 106-pound and 113-pound classes, with Jack Robel and Gabe Briggs walking away with the wins.
A double forfeit followed in the 120-class, and the Spartans got on the points board when Jonathan Gallivan (126) of BHS won in a 7-3 decision over Jacob O’Donnell.
Blanchet’s Jesse Marek (132) followed with pin of BHS’ Jack Miller in 3:09.
Noah Traynor (138) of Blanchet then pinned Christian VanWagner in 5:55.
Dylan Read (145) answered for Bainbridge and won with a pin in
1:29 against David Gats.
Fellow Spartan Alex Hoover (152) followed with a major decision 10-1 victory over Jack Auter.
Blaine’s Isaac Traynor (160) won in an 11-6 decision against Joaquin Gurza, and Joe Osborne (170) of the Braves won with a pin against Sam Wysong in 1:34.
The Spartans rallied with three wins by pin in three of the heaviest classes.
Weber Coryell (182) of Bainbridge took Jack Sendelbach to the mat in 1:53.
Tyler Moniz (195) won with a pin even faster, and pinned Lidke Riley in 38 seconds.
Moving things along even quicker, Billy Schnase of Bainbridge (220) pinned Frankie Vargas in 27 seconds.
In the final match, Blanchet heavyweight Peter Golgert (285) won with a pin against John Zhang in 1:45.
In the second round against Chief Sealth, Bainbridge outmanned their Metro competitors 60-12.
Bainbridge and Chief Sealth had a double forfeit in the 106- and 113-classes.
The Spartans then took down their Metro League opponents with a number of hard-fought pins.
Jack Miller (132) of BHS pinned Logan Aikas in 1:00, and Christian VanWagner (138) also won with a 1-minute pin, over Makayla Dorn.
Alex Hoover (152) pinned Victor Nicio in 30 seconds.
Joaquin Gurza (160) faced Rumaldo Hernandez of Chief Sealth, finishing with a pin in 1:58.
Weber Coryell (182) pinned Jorge Cordona in 2:20.
Tyler Moniz (195) battled Daron Camacho for 4:50 before ending with a victory pin.
Four Spartans won by forfeits: Jonathan Gallivan (120), Cheney Weaver (126), Dylan Read (145) and Sam Wysong (170).
The Spartans’ only two losses came in the 220-, where Mike Lakisa pinned Billy Schnase of BHS in 1:30; and in the 285-, with Anthony Millard picking up a win by forfeit.