South Whidbey’s Nicole Helseth, top, tries to pin Lynden’s Jennifer Lopez.	(Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Nicole Helseth, top, tries to pin Lynden’s Jennifer Lopez. (Photo by John Fisken)

Falcons wrap up regular season, begin postseason action / Wrestling

Nicole Helseth, the only female on the South Whidbey High School wrestling team, placed seventh at the Lady Knights Invitational Saturday, Jan. 26, at Mariner High School.

The Falcon boys team was scheduled to compete in the Skyline Duals Saturday; no results were submitted.

Now it is off to the postseason for the South Whidbey wrestlers.

The girls subregional tournament is Friday (6 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m.), Feb. 1 and 2, at Bellingham High School.

The top four in each weight class qualify for the regional tournament Feb. 9 at Sedro-Woolley High School.

The boys subregional is 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Mount Baker High School.

The first four in each weight move on to the regional at Meridian High School Feb. 9.

Helseth (125 pounds) split her four matches at the 42-team tournament host by Kamiak High School Saturday. She lost by a fall (4:56) in the opening match and then pinned her next two opponents (2:12; 2:09) before losing by a fall (3:51).

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