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Six Islander wrestlers advance to state tourney
The Mercer Island High School wrestling team had ten wrestlers compete in the regional championships Saturday, Feb. 15 at Skyline High School. Of the ten wrestlers competing, six advanced to the Mat Classic state tournament.
Juniors Luke Wilson and Evan Condon each took home regional championships, with Wilson winning the 126 division and Condon winning the 195. Senior Jake Pruchno took second place at 132 pounds, while junior Trevor Gullstad took third at 132. Junior Taylan Yuasa took third place at 113 pounds, and senior Tanner Ranz took fourth place at 182 pounds.
Also competing for Mercer Island were Kevin Pedersen, who placed sixth at 106 pounds. Scott Lee took sixth place at 138 pounds, and Teague Frazier competed for the Islanders in the 170 division.
The 26th annual Mat Classic will take place Feb. 21 and 22 at the Tacoma Dome.