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Mercer Island wrestling beats Ballard

Mercer Island wrestler T.J. Blackburn looks to take down his Ballard opponent during the Islanders home win over the Beavers. - Megan Managan/Mercer Island Reporter
Mercer Island wrestler T.J. Blackburn looks to take down his Ballard opponent during the Islanders home win over the Beavers.
— image credit: Megan Managan/Mercer Island Reporter

The Mercer Island High School wrestling team took out Ballard on Thursday evening, beating the Beavers 73-6 in a non-conference match at MIHS.

Islander head coach Creighton Laughary said following the win the team was more mentally prepared for the meet, especially after a stressing take downs during practice.

See next week's Reporter for a full recap of the meet, including individual scores and more of Laughary's thoughts.

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