The Mercer Island wrestling team easily defeated Lake Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 8, winning 57-12.
In the 113 weight division Taylan Yuasa pinned Chet Atuanya after a minute on the mat. Both the 106 and 120 matches were double forfeits.
Trevor Gullstad won the 126 division by pinning Johnny McKamey in 4:38, while Jacob Pruchno won the 132 weight class by forfeit, as did Mike Ong in the 138 division.
Lake Washington’s Benson Hull pinned Nick Richards to win the 145 weight class after 5:32 of wrestling. Connor Gullstad beat Saul Del Rio in the 152 division by 6-4 decision. Tanner Ranz won the 160 weight match by forfeit, as did Nicholas Chandler in the 170 division and Daniel Stanke in the 182 group.
Evan Condon and Andrew Picton won the 195 and 220 weight matches by forfeit, giving Mercer Island the points.
Kang Andrey Ilnitsky pinned Hayden Gaddis in 22 seconds to give Lake Washington a second win.
The Islanders will travel to Liberty on Thursday, Jan. 10 before hosting the Jack Reynolds Tournament of Excellence on Saturday, Jan. 12.