Prep wrestling: Hawks finish second in 12-team tournament

With two weight class champions leading the way, the Mountlake Terrace Hawks wrestling team finished second in the 12-team Island Invite tournament held Saturday at Bainbridge High School.

The Hawks’ Michael Marquez and Reyne Mack placed first in their respective weight class competitions; Marquez pinned North Kitsap’s Kenneth Galsgaard at the 2:48 mark of the 126-pound championship match while Mack slipped past Port Angeles’ Bryce Lauderback 3-2 in the 195-pound title match.

Twelve teams and more than 100 wrestlers from Snohomish, King, Pierce, Kitsap, Mason and Clallam counties competed in the event held on Bainbridge Island.

Terrace will travel to southwest Washington on Saturday, Jan. 14, for their next tourney, the Hoquiam Invitational. Prior to that event, the Hawks will take on the Shorewood Thunderbirds in a Wesco League dual meet on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Shorewood High School.

Prep Wrestling: Mountlake Terrace at Island Invite, Jan. 7

Team scores
  1. Sequim                           182.5
2. Mountlake Terrace            145
3. Mercer Island                   122
4. North Mason                    117
5. Port Angeles                    112
6. North Kitsap                     99
7. Kingston                          94.5
8. Interlake                          91
9. Marysville Getchell             82
10. Stadium                           68
11. Bainbridge                        43
12. Sammamish                     15

Mountlake Terrace top individual results
113 — Ivan Moulten, fifth place
120 — Alex Williams, seventh place
126 — Michael Marquez, first place
138 — Mujtaba Abossaba, fifth place
145 — Connor Lefsky, seventh place
152 — Moussa Traore, second place
160 — Pavel Oliferovskiy, third place
182 — Aundre Seabrook, fourth place
195 — Reyne Mack, first place
285 — Michael Phu, fourth place

Mountlake Terrace next meet: versus Shorewood, Thursday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m. at Shorewood High School

–By Doug Petrowski

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