Prep wrestling: Lynnwood’s White places at Mat Classic; E-W’s Fitting honored for academics

Lynnwood High School’s Dylan White defeated Elias Rojas of Seattle’s Ingraham High to place sixth at state. (Photos by Matt Rapelje)

Eleven wrestlers from the Edmonds School District competed in Mat Classic XXXIV held at the Tacoma Dome Feb. 17-18, but only one — Lynnwood High School’s Dylan White — would place.

Dylan White receiving his sixth-place medal.

White, a senior, finished sixth at 285 lbs. White advanced to the quarterfinals before losing and battling back through the consolation bracket.

Other district wrestlers who competed at state were:

Edmonds-Woodway High School’s boys team members AP Tran – 113 lbs, Liam Fitting – 152 lbs and Evers Yamada – 160 lbs  and girls team member Grace Fitting – 130

Lynnwood High’s Kayden Richman-Myers – 138

Meadowdale High’s Maddox Millikan – 120

Mountlake Terrace boys team members Jack Bode – 132 and Koby Sedy – 160 and girls team members Marylyne Obare – 115 and Rosechele Obare – 120.

Edmonds-Woodway High School senior Liam Fitting with EWHS wrestling coach Brian Alfy.

Edmonds-Woodway senior Liam Fitting, who has 4.0 GPA, won the 3A Academic State Championship at 152 lbs.

— By Mike Cooper

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