The last tournament of the regular season for the Enumclaw High wrestling team went well. The Hornets topped host East Valley, 43-27, North Central, 49-24, and Hanford, 72-6, Friday and Saturday at the East Valley High School Dream Duals competition in Spokane.
The Hornets also racked up a 56-13 win over Bonney Lake Jan. 21 and cruised past Franklin Pierce Thursday to continue its dominance of the South Puget Sound League 3A. The top-ranked Hornets host Sumner at 7 tonight, Wednesday, and then meet the White River Hornets at 7 p.m. Thursday in Buckley for the season finale.
In Spokane, the Hornets dominated the tournament, posting nearly 30 pins in three dual matches.
Against Bonney Lake, the Hornets built a 29-0 lead after the match started with the 152-pound weight class and Kario Wallin’s technical fall. Connor Elder posted a 1-minute, 18-second pin at 160 and D.J. Qualls followed it up with an 8-1 decision. Tyler Rewoldt captured a 10-8 decision at 189 while Brad McCutchen scored a 4:20 pin at 215.
The Panthers forfeited the heavyweight class and scored their first points of the night with a pin at 103 pounds.
Then Enumclaw went on another tear with Marcus Nickols picking up the technical fall, Cole Snider getting a 4:52 pin, Sam Bauer adding a technical fall and Wayne Horton nailing a 2:48 pin.
Bonney Lake picked up a decision at 135 pounds. Defending state champion Jason Gray added five points with a technical fall at 140 for EHS and Bonney Lake’s Addison Tracy held on for the major decision at 145 for the final.