Two wrestlers place at Sky Valley Invite

South Whidbey wrestling finished 15th out of 20 teams at the Sky Valley Invite on Jan. 6.

Freshman Drew Aposhyan (120 pounds) and sophomore Kobe Balora (195) both tied for fifth and were the only Falcons to place. Balora reached the semifinals with two pins, but was pinned himself by Skyline’s Nick Beatty.

Port Townsend’s Kyle Caldwell beat Balora 11-5 in the consolation semifinals.

Aposhyan beat Blake Brown from Cashmere 12-7 in the first round, but was pinned by Sultan’s Luke Weaver in the quarterfinals. He rebounded with two wins in the consolations before being pinned by Skyline’s Max Huff in the 3rd/5th place math.

The Falcons host Cedarcrest and Sultan on Thursday Jan. 25. Matches begin at 6 p.m.

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