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Weston earns sub-regional title | Wrestling

PORT ANGELES — North Kitsap’s Nikitta Weston won the 126-pound sub-regional championship Feb. 8.

Weston took the championship by injury default.

Prior to the final match, Weston won by decision over Klahowya’s Devin Steele, 6-1.

Weston again won by decision over North Mason’s Mark Phillips, 5-3.

Weston was accompanied by fellow wrestlers Jon Morgan and Augie Piehl.

Morgan took second in the 132-pound division. Morgan advanced to the championship match, and fell to Cameron Dubos in 3:08.

Piehl took third in the 160-pound division after being pinned in the semi-finals, and then defeating Klahowya’s Russell Johnson.

In the girls’ tournament, Miriah Guzman finished fifth in the 118-pound division. Guzman earned the consolation title by pinning Washington’s Abigail Gonzales in 2:02.

Qualifying wrestlers will compete in the regional tournament Feb. 15. Regionals is a qualifying tournament for state.

 

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