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PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers compete at State Mat Classic

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage residents of all ages to submit stories and photos for posting – for consideration, please email yours to [email protected] [1]!]

Photos and Story by Isabel Herbruger, age 12

The Highline Pirates sent five wrestlers and two alternates to the State Mat Classic on February 17-18, 2017.

The Evergreen Wolverines also sent two alternates.

Friday was a busy day at the Tacoma Dome with the top 16 wrestlers for each weight class in attendance. Wrestlers have to win two before they lose two in order to come back on Saturday. The Pirates had four of their five wrestlers make it.

Some highlights from day one were:

Here are photos from Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at State (click images to see larger versions/slideshow):


Highline Pirates State Wrestlers.


Evergreen Wolverines State Wrestlers


Kevin lost 1-5 to Wapato


Kyle beat Mountlake Terrace 8-2


Kyle lost 3-11 to Clarkson


Kyle beat Renton 3-0


Caylee beat Aberdeen 9-3


Caylee pinned Lewis and Clark


Jonavan lost 2-3 to Ellensburg


Jonavan beat Sequim 6-4


Jonavan beat Mark Morris 13-5


Kevin beat Black Hills 10-2


Ty was pinned by Selah in his first match and…


…lost to 7-12 in OT to Sequim.


Kevin beat Chehalis 3-2

– Isabel H.

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