South Whidbey’s Hunter Newman continued his stellar junior season after winning the 145-pound bracket at the Lynnwood Classic on Dec. 19. Newman advanced to the finals match with victories by pin and major decision. In the finals match, Newman defeated Luke Lotawa of Shorecrest, 8-6, in overtime. Newman, who qualified for the state championships at 132 pounds last season, improved to 9-0.
Senior Madison Evans placed second at 170 pounds, junior Logan Madsen placed third at 182 pounds, and sophomore Julian Fifield placed fourth at 132 pounds.