Falcons take 10th at Sky Valley / Wrestling

The South Whidbey High School wrestling team got back into action after winter break by placing 14th at the 18-team Sky Valley Invitational Saturday, Jan. 5, at Sultan High School.

The Falcons tallied 40.5 points; Cascade of Leavenworth took the team title with 139.

Kobe Balora (220 pounds) finished third, while Drew Aposhyan (126) and Zain Balora (285) placed fifth.

South Whidbey now enters to dual meet portion of its schedule. It travels to Granite Falls at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, to face the Tigers and Sultan.

South Whidbey results at Sky Valley

126, Drew Aposhyan (fifth place): won by fall, 2:59; won 15-0, lost 6-4; lost by fall, 4:12.

132, Jonathan Price: lost 13-4; lost by fall, 1:43.

138, Caleb McArthur: won 12-1; lost by fall, 4:37; won 6-0, lost by fall, 2:10.

145, Eden Batiste: won by fall, 5:47; lost by fall, 5:34; lost 14-4.

152, Justin Moberly: lost by forfeit; lost by fall, 1:53.

160, Dayton Birchfield: lost 15-3; won by fall, 2:09; lost by fall, 2:21.

170, Cameron Martin: lost by fall, 4:45; lost by fall, :21.

182, Clay O’Brien: bye, lost by fall, 3:09; won by fall, 1:35; lost by fall, 4:26.

220, Kobe Balora (third): won by fall, 4:46; won 16-3; lost by fall, :56; won 14-5.

285, Zain Balora (fifth): bye, won by fall, 2:48; lost by fall, 4:24; lost by fall, :34.

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