Ki-Be Wrestling Results
119 - David Gonzalez - 7th - 3-2, 1pin
130 - Matt McCallum - 4th - 3-2, 1pin
152 - Cruz DelAngel - 1-2
189 - Garrett Whitney - 4th - 3-2, 3pins
215 - Cody Zyph - 8th - 2-3, 2pins
135 - Sheridan McDonald - 1st - 4-0, 3pin
140 - Amy Campbell - 6th - 3-3, 2pins
119 - David Gonzalez started the tournament in great style with a 2nd round pin in his first match and then met Michael Baumgarden (Lakeside) in the quarterfinals. He wrestled a tough match but ended up on the short end with a 4-2 loss. After a win in the consolations, David started out strong against Cutter Grahn of Forks with an early takedown. Grahn came back and managed a close 4-3 win. Gonzalez ended his high school career with an impressive 15-8 win in the 7th place match.
130 - McCallum pinned his first opponent and then went into 3 OT's against Patrick Mayolo of LaCenter. He won 3-2 as Mayolo let him up to start the 3rd overtime. Neither could score a takedown in the 30 second period. Antonio Brown, the eventual champ at 130 pinned Matt in the second round, sending Matt to the consolations. Matthew defeated Josh Hamilton of Colville 5-1 and to meet Kit Majors of Riverside in the consolation finals. Majors ended the 3rd place match with a pin in the first round giving Matt 4th place. Matt will be back again next year to contend for a title.
135 - Sheridan McDonald pinned her way to the finals and then found herself in a battle with Whitney Weinert of Stanwood. Though she nearly threw Weinert to her back many times in the first two rounds, the score stood at just 2-1 going into the third round. This is where Sheridan took charge and finally turned Weinert over for back points to pull away to a 7-1 win and her 4th state title. She becomes the first girl to win 4 titles at Mat Classic.
140 - Amy Campbell pinned her first round opponent, just as 6 of the 7 Ki-Be wrestlers did in the first round. She los a close 5-4 match in the quarterfinals and then pinned her way to the medal round. A 10-6 win in the consolation quarterfinals gave here at least a 6th place medal. She was pinned in her next two matches to claim that 6th place medal.
152 - Cruz DelAngel wrestled three heart stopping matches losing 4-3 after leading with 30 seconds left. He then won 5-4 on a reverse after trailing 4-3 late in the 3rd round. For his final match he lost 7-3 after taking an early lead. Cruz has a great things ahead of him in wrestling.
189 - Garrett Whitney did not wrestle into the 2nd round until his third match. He had 2 first round pins before meeting up with Dylan Green of Omak in the semi-finals. Green beat Whitney in a close 4-3 match. Garrett then continued his pinning ways as he pinned his Vashon Island opponent to get into the consolation finals. Nick Torres of Nooksack Valley pinned Whtiney in the 3rd round to give Garrett 4th place.
215 - Cody Zyph took care of his first round opponent with a pin and then dropped into the consolations after getting pinned. While trailing 7-2 with a minute left in his third match, Cody took down his opponent to his back and pinned him to claim a medal. Cody went down to defeat in his next two matches to claim 8th place. Cody will be back for more in the coming years.