SEATTLE - The Bainbridge High School varsity wrestling team left a definite impression, and maybe even a few bruises, after claiming a victory at a doubleheader match on the road against teams from West Seattle and Ballard Thursday, Jan. 30.
BHS battled Ballard in the first round and finished with a 36-30 victory overall.
Greg Williams was pinned in the 120-pound class following double forfeits in the 106- and 113-pound classes.
After that things started to turn around for the Spartans.
Jonathan Gallivan pinned his opponent in 3:07 for a win in the 126-pound class.
Chaney Weaver claimed a victory in the 132-pound class after pinning his opponent in five minutes exactly.
Ballard took home the 138-pound class in a forfeit win.
Liam Topham brought the action back and pinned Ballard’s Christ White in 4:46 for a win in the 145-pound class.
Aaron Jumpa pinned Marcus Rosen in 1:42 to claim the 152-pound class.
Dylan Read also pinned his opponent, winning the 160-pound class.
Spartan bruiser Mike Grant brought home the 182-pound class victory.
In the second round, BHS faced off against West Seattle and came away with a 33-21 win.
West Seattle’s Terry Bustos won an 8-7 decision victory over Chaney Weaver in the 132-pound class, but Bainbridge’s own Liam Topham pinned Alarzar Gilay in 2:36 to claim the 145-pound class.
Aaron Jumpa won a 6-5 decision victory in the 152-pound match and Dylan Read pinned W. Seattle’s Miguel Cervanetes in 5:59 to claim the 160-pound match.