Tahoma wins All SPSL Wrestling Tournament at Auburn High | Wrestling
December 31, 2012 · 12:54 PM
Tahoma won the All SPSL Wrestling Tournament with 251.5 points with defending 3A champion Enumclaw coming in second with 200 points in the all-classification meet for South Puget Sound League grapplers Dec. 28-29 at Auburn High.
The Bears put five wrestlers into the finals with Edwin Torres winning the 285 pound bracket with a 5-2 victory in the final over Trent Nivala of Puyallup.
Cruz Velasquez put together a 5-3 decision in the final of the 132 pound weight class against Tyson Gailac of Auburn. Tim Whitehead made it to the 126 pound final before losing to Colton Tracy of Bonney Lake. Tucker Mjelde lost to Trevor Anderson of Bethel by a 4-2 decision in the final at 152. Matt Hopkins lost in a high scoring 220 pound final to Matt Voss of Puyallup. Meanwhile Garret Autrey finished fourth in the 170 pound bracket.Brandon Schieber of Tahoma beat Logan Bearss of Kentwood for fifth at 145. Austin Perry tallied a fourth place finish for the Bears at 195.
Nick Smith of Kentlake beat Alex Davidson of Federal Way in the 106 pound bracket.
Dalton Meyers of Kentwood finished third in the 138 pound bracket. Jamiel Jackson won a major decision, beating his opponent from Enumclaw 17-9, before losing in the third-fourth match to another foe from Enumclaw at 152. David Park finished sixth in the 170 pound weight class for the Conquerors.
Zach Seibel of Kentridge defeated Zach Harris from Kentlake in the third-fourth match in the 182 pound bracket. In the 220 pound weight class Kentlake had two top eight finishers: Evan Anderson, who took seventh, and John Yarbrough, who finished fifth.
Kentlake's Tyler Deskins finished fifth in the 285 pound bracket.