Beau Wiebe, an Orcas Island student, who wrestles with the Friday Harbor Wolverines wrestling team placed first at his weight class on Saturday, Feb. 10 to compete in the regional wrestling tournament. Wiebe will advance to the state tournament in Tacoma on Feb. 16 and 17. This is Wiebe’s first time on the team although he is a senior in high school. According to Rod Turnbull, athletic director of the San Juan Island School District, the co-op team exists because Orcas does not have a wrestling program.
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