Wolverine sports update: Boys and girls basketball, wrestling

Friday Harbor competed against La Conner Friday

Wrestling

Eight competitors from the Friday Harbor’s boys varsity wrestling team began their post-season tour at the District 1-3 Sub-Regionals in Concrete, Feb. 6.

They scored a total of 80 for third place. In the 113 category James Guard placed first, in the 120 category Jesse Payne came in second, in the 145 class Thomas Synoground came in second while Isaac Brumsickle came in third, in the 152 class Wade Swirtz came in second, for 170 class Hunter Rustad placed second, and Ben Ware placed third in the 138 class.

Concrete took first place, at 149.5, and Darrington came in second place with a score of 95.5. Regionals take place Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Adina High School.

Girls Basketball

Feb. 5 was the last regular girls basketball game of the season. The Wolverines played a nail biting game against the La Conner Braves.

In front of a roaring audience, the Wolverines pulled off a win, 33 to 30, after going well into overtime. With only three loses the entire season, the girls will now be entering the bi-district playoffs.

The first post-season game is at 3:45 p.m. at the high school.

Boys Basketball

The Wolverines boys varsity basketball team played against the La Conner Braves Friday Feb. 5. The Wolverines pulled off some long and fast shots, but in the end, lost to a score of 44 to 53.

This will only have been their sixth loss of the season according to Northwest Athletics website statistics, and they are now headed to the bi-district playoffs. The first game takes place at the high school this Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 5:15 p.m.