Kole Nelson (center) and Carson Wrightson (taped wrist) battle a teammate for a rebound as Lewis Mattson looks on.	(Photo by Jim Waller/South Whidbey Record)

Kole Nelson (center) and Carson Wrightson (taped wrist) battle a teammate for a rebound as Lewis Mattson looks on. (Photo by Jim Waller/South Whidbey Record)

Falcons ready to get started

South Whidbey High School winter athletic teams are about to begin competition.

The boys basketball team will be the first to see action, playing at the Mariner Jamboree at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24. The Falcons first regular-season game is at home with Meridian at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27.

The South Whidbey girls basketball team will open the season when Port Townsend visits at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28.

The Falcon wrestlers begin with a trip to the 28-team Return of the Seahawk Tournament at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Chief Sealth High School in Seattle.

The first home match is 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, when Sultan and Granite Falls come to town for a double-dual meet.

Detailed stories on each South Whidbey team will appear Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the South Whidbey Record.

Farriss Jokinen races the ball up the court at practice Monday. (Photo by Jim Waller/South Whidbey Record)

Farriss Jokinen races the ball up the court at practice Monday. (Photo by Jim Waller/South Whidbey Record)

Junior wrestler Dylan Davis watches the coaches as he works on technique in practice Monday. (Photo by Jim Waller/South Whidbey Record)

Junior wrestler Dylan Davis watches the coaches as he works on technique in practice Monday. (Photo by Jim Waller/South Whidbey Record)

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