Wrestlers advance to regionals
4:36 pm February 4th, 2013
Jared Schroeder of Graham-Kapowsin High pinned Nick Foster of Curtis to advance to 132-pound championship match in the SPSL 4A South sub-regional wrestling match last Saturday. Schroeder lost in the finale to teammate Adam Romano. (Jim Bryant/The Dispatch)
Eight wrestlers from Graham-Kapowsin and 13 from Eatonville will go after a chance at state glory when they compete in high school regional tournaments this weekend.
Graham-Kapowsin won the South Puget Sound League 4A South division’s team title in the sub-regionals last Saturday at Curtis High in University Place. Seven Eagles captured individual weight-class championships, including Ian Steen, a defending state champion. The regionals for Graham-Kapowsin and other SPSL teams will be staged this Saturday at Auburn High, with state tournament berths for the top finishers.
Eatonville finished second in the team standings at the Nisqually League sub-regional, setting the stage for its contingent that is advancing to the 1A regional meet this Saturday in Castle Rock. The top four finishers there will advance to the state tournament.
(Read more in the Feb. 6 print edition of The Dispatch)