South Whidbey’s Clay O’Brien, top, turns Cle Elum’s Salvador Zamora for a pin at the state tournament. O’Brien went on to place sixth in the meet. (Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Clay O’Brien, top, turns Cle Elum’s Salvador Zamora for a pin at the state tournament. O’Brien went on to place sixth in the meet. (Photo by John Fisken)

Photos: Falcons compete at state / Wrestling

Photographer John Fisken caught the South Whidbey High School wrestling team in action at the state tournament Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16. Attached are some of Fisken’s shots of the Falcons competing in Mat Classic XXXI.

South Whidbey’s Drew Aposhyan, right, squares off with Aaron Lano of Montesano.	(Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Drew Aposhyan, right, squares off with Aaron Lano of Montesano. (Photo by John Fisken)

Aposhyan and Lano.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Aposhyan and Lano. (Photo by John Fisken)

Aposhyan and Lano.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Aposhyan and Lano. (Photo by John Fisken)

Aposhyan tries to take down Port Townsend’s Carter Swartout.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Aposhyan tries to take down Port Townsend’s Carter Swartout. (Photo by John Fisken)

Aposhyan and Swartout.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Aposhyan and Swartout. (Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Eden Batiste, right, goes for a reversal against Anthony Cardona of Omak.	(Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Eden Batiste, right, goes for a reversal against Anthony Cardona of Omak. (Photo by John Fisken)

Batiste gets ready to start a round with Ryan Nelson of Vashon Island.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Batiste gets ready to start a round with Ryan Nelson of Vashon Island. (Photo by John Fisken)

Batiste and Nelson.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Batiste and Nelson. (Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Dylan Davis, top, takes on Luke Crippen of Naches Valley.	(Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Dylan Davis, top, takes on Luke Crippen of Naches Valley. (Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Caleb McArthur controls Nate Allen of Newport.	(Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey’s Caleb McArthur controls Nate Allen of Newport. (Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur tries to flip Erik Bucio of Klahowya.	(Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur tries to flip Erik Bucio of Klahowya. (Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur and Bucio.	(Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur and Bucio. (Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur and Bucio. (Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur and Bucio. (Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur and Bucio. (Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur and Bucio. (Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur and Bucio. (Photo by John Fisken)

McArthur and Bucio. (Photo by John Fisken)

Clay O’Brien works to get free from Newport’s Jed Cupp.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Clay O’Brien works to get free from Newport’s Jed Cupp. (Photo by John Fisken)

O’Brien tries to escape from Adesalem Jelinek of Lakeside-Nine Miles Fall.	(Photo by John Fisken)

O’Brien tries to escape from Adesalem Jelinek of Lakeside-Nine Miles Fall. (Photo by John Fisken)

O’Brien battles Forks’ Shane Queen.	(Photo by John Fisken)

O’Brien battles Forks’ Shane Queen. (Photo by John Fisken)

O’Brien and Cle Elum’s Salvador Zamora.	(Photo by John Fisken)

O’Brien and Cle Elum’s Salvador Zamora. (Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey coaches take in the action at state.	(Photo by John Fisken)

South Whidbey coaches take in the action at state. (Photo by John Fisken)

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