Kentridge’s Sirbu, Shores come away with regional wrestling titles

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For the Reporter

Kentridge’s William Sirbu and John Shores captured weight class titles at a state-qualifying regional wrestling tournament at Tahoma High School on Saturday.

Tahoma ran off with the regional title with 289.5 points, followed by Kentwood (164), Skyline (99) and Kentridge (84).

Top finishers in each weight class earned berths to this weekend’s Mat Classic, the 4A state championships, at the Tacoma Dome.

Sirbu, a junior, pinned Mount Si’s Tryon Kaess in 1 minute, 43 seconds for the 106-pound title. Shores won the 152-pound title with a 5-1 decision against Tahoma’s Gunner Starren.

Kentwood’s Carson Yancey (120), Layton Smail (126) and Jay Jay Cortez (132) were second, and Stephen Watson (152), Dominic Kremer (170) and Michael Orozco (220) were third.

For Kentridge, Ryan Park (113) and Tyler Smith (138) scored thirds.

For Kent-Meridian, Sokhan Son was third at 126 and Abdulha Fnu (113), Bryan Nguyen (132), Boden Duerre (160) and Daniel Hernandez (195) were fourth.

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