Mariner beats Edmonds-Woodway, first league loss for Warriors in three years | Prep wrestling

By Megan Managan | Jan 24, 2014
Photo by: Megan Managan Marauder Kyle DiLeonardo tries to push Warrior Jonah Cortezzo during the 145 weight class match on Jan. 23. DiLeonardo won the match by decision.

The Mariner wrestling team hosted a league match against Edmonds-Woodway on Thursday, Jan. 23, beating the Warriors 40-27.

It was the first time in three years the reigning Wesco 4A champions Edmonds-Woodway had lost a league match.

The match started with Ebrima Fatty winning the 106-weight class for the Warriors by forfeit. Mariner swept the next six matches, before the Warriors won three straight.

In the 113-weight class, Anthony Carrillo beat Sidat Kanyi by 4-1 decision, followed by Tristan Huggins beating Gabe Baltazar in the 120 weight class by 13-1 major decision.

Kevin Mach won the 126-weight class for the Marauders over Nathan Nash by a 6-2 decision and Darius Brown beat Jordan Lindamood by 8-6 decision in overtime to win the 132 match.

Mariner’s Ramon Ozuna won the 138 division by pinning Hiram Martin in 2:44. Kyle DiLeonardo won the 145 match over Jonah Cortezzo by 10-0 major decision.

Edmonds-Woodway’s Nathan Vulliet won the 152-weight class over Glen Hunt by pin in 4:48, while Justin Gunn won the 160 match for the Warriors over Zach Weisner with a 8-3 decision.

In the 170 match, Edmonds-Woodway’s Jonah Perez pinned Daniel Jensen in 49 seconds.

Nazary Vasilchenko won the 182 match by pinning Konstantin Stratiev in 3:57, and Jason Turnquist won the 195 match for the Warriors by forfeit.

Daniel Huynh won the 220 match by forfeit and Francisco Flores pinned Cole Ackers in 1:44 to win the 285 match.

Mariner, now 2-1 in league and 6-2 overall, will compete at Kamiak on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.

The Warriors, now 2-1 in league and 6-2 overall, will compete in the Jaguar Invite on Saturday, Jan. 25 at Emerald Ridge High School.

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