Wrestling | Kentlake splits dual meet with Kent-Meridian and Tahoma | Slide Show

Tahoma wrestlers lost just three matches combined against Kentlake and Kent-Meridian in a double dual meet at home on Jan. 4.

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  • Friday, January 13, 2012 10:18pm
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Kentlake’s Colton Marlowe pins Kent-Meridian’s Josh Smith in a double dual on Jan. 4 at Tahoma High.

Kentlake’s Colton Marlowe pins Kent-Meridian’s Josh Smith in a double dual on Jan. 4 at Tahoma High.

Tahoma wrestlers lost just three matches combined against Kentlake and Kent-Meridian in a double dual meet at home on Jan. 4.

The Bears held off the Falcons, winning easily 66-6, as well as the Royals who were forced to forfeit three weight classes.

Joey Palmer picked up a pair of wins with a 13-8 defeat of Kentlake’s Colton Marlowe and a pin of K-M’s Josh Smith at the 4 minute, 51 second mark of the match.

At 113 pounds, Todd Link picked up a pair of wins by forfeit, while Jesse Vaughan tallied two victories as well including a pin in 37 seconds of Kentlake’s Mike Halvorson.

Garrett Autrey pinned Chad Jonnie of Kentlake and Treyvon Wilson of Kent-Meridian at 170 pounds.

At 182, Thomas Kemp got a 6-3 win for the Royals over Tahoma’s Austin Perry.

Josh Beckler of Kentlake beat Brandon Scheiber of Tahoma 6-5 in the 183 pound match.

Scheiber picked up a win later in the evening, beating Alec Moss of K-M 4-3.

Nick Smith of Kentlake beat Colton Jackson of Tahoma at 106 pounds.

Jackson turned around in his next match and pinned Harmon Gill of Kent-Meridian with 16 seconds left in the first period.

It was a much tighter dual between Kentlake and Kent-Meridian, but, the Falcons earned a 36-27 victory thanks to Marlowe’s pin of Josh Smith at 145 pounds in the second to last match of the night.

Gabe Carrilo followed that with a 5-0 win over K-M’s Charles Johnson at 152 pounds to seal the win for Kentlake.

Nick Smith pinned Harmon Gill of K-M in 2:46, picking up his second win of the night.

The Royals dominated the rest of the lower weight classes as Luis Gutierrez won at 126, David Watson won at 132, both by pins. Then Moss beat Beckler 9-4 at 138.

Archie Blawogee pulled off a close win over Matt Nutting of Kentlake, escaping with the 4-3 victory for K-M at 160 pounds.

Johnnie bounced back after his loss to the Tahoma opponent to beat Wilson 7-5 at 170.

Thomas Kemp also picked up a win, getting a 7-0 decision for the Royals over the Falcons’ Hayden Lasher at 182.

Kentlake travels to Kentwood on Wednesday for the annual Cov-Town Throwdown while Kentwood goes to Mount Rainier and Tahoma heads to Thomas Jefferson.

On Thursday, K-M has the night off, Tahoma heads to Kentwood while Kentlake hosts Auburn. All matches start at 7:30 p.m.

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