Liberty's Hamilton Noel takes sixth, full results from other wrestlers | State wrestling
By ADAM MCFADDEN
Renton Reporter Staff Writer
February 21, 2012 · Updated 12:48 PM
Liberty's Hamilton Noel led the way for local wrestlers at the Washington State Mat Classic over the weekend.
Noel placed sixth at 160 pounds. Noel started off with a 9-5 win against Enumclaw's Ryan Anderson. Then he fell to Decatur's Nick Karis 11-4 in the next round. He won two straight matches in the consolation bracket, before falling twice and taking sixth.
Hazen's Andre Faciane and Jose Ramirez also made state at 160 pounds. Faciane fell to Yelm's ANthony Allred and then lost to Sunnyside's Sam Romero. Ramirez fell to Karis, then lost to Anderson in the next round.
Hazen's Derek Nichols fell to University's Kwest Osborn in the first round at 106 pounds. He then lost to Mercer Island's Luke Wilson.
Hazen's Zach Moore fell to Mt. Vernon's Luis Reyna in the first round at 113 pounds. Moore moved past Kenney Jenkins of North Central in the consolation bracket before losing to Marcus Hartman of Camas.
Hazen's Austin Clark fell to Sedro Woolley's Jake Farrell in the first round at 132 pounds, and lost to Capital's David Griffith in the next round.
Hazen's Daniel Karpman fell to Hudson Bay's Aaron Blaine in the first round at 138 pounds, and lost to Mt. Vernon's Pavel Okara in the next round.
Hazen's Jeremy Guilbert fell to Enumclaw's TJ Cormier in the first round at 195 pounds. Guilbert then topped Sedro Woolley's Gabe Torgerson by pin at the 4:16 mark. Guilbert then lost to Meadowdale's Ciaran Hall.
Hazen's Justin Russell lost in the first round at 220 pounds to Timberline's Stone Hart. Russell moved past Sunnyside's Austin Carman in the consolation bracket before falling to Enumclaw's Colton Malek.
In 2A action, Lindbergh's Trevonn Russell lost to Blaine's Caleb Johnson in the first round, then fell to Zach Grall of Port Angeles in the consolation bracket.
Renton's Alex Kalinin fell to Clarkston's Brock Beller in the first round, then lost again to Sultan's Jake Naslund in the consolation bracket.
Lindbergh's Abby Chufar lost to Mabton's Jesenia Meza in the first round at 124 pounds, and again to Mt. Baker's Dani Mata.
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