Patriot wrestlers drop opener

Liberty falls to 0-1 with loss to Juanita

The Liberty Patriots wrestling team opened their 2016 campaign on Thursday, but were tripped up by the Juanita Rebels 42-39 in a match at Liberty High School.

Results from the match were:

Juanita 42 Liberty 39

106: Will Slaton (L) won by FF

113: King Kotalas (J) pinned Brent Haynes (L) 3:00

120: Double FF

126: Nick Gumm (L) pinned Kristian Lystad (J) 3:10

132: Nathan Ferrell (J) pinned Kyle George (L) 5:45

138: Ethan Le (L) dec. Dane Gorman (J) 5-4

145: Stephan (J) dec. Arthur Adair (L) 13-10

152: Skylar Roe (L) pinned Chandler (J) 1:45

160: Jacob Lex (L) pinned Jack Johnson (J) :51

170: Erik Fong (L) won by FF

182: Chase Wegman (J) won by FF

195: Matthew (J) dec. Brendan Nguyen (L) 6-1

220: Jake Kim (J) pinned Kevin Sanchez (L) :45

285: John Mascimenito (J) pinned Lyndon Kidwell (L) :25

Liberty is now 0-1 on the season. Their next match is against Granite Falls on Tuesday at Liberty High School.