On Thursday, Jan. 24, Mercer Island High School held its "Senior night" for the last league dual meet of the season. Senior wrestlers honored included Luca Caruccio, Nich Chandler, Connor Gullstad, Mikalai Hubarevich, Ben O'Connell, Andy Picton, Danny Stanke and Ethan Thompson.
Islander wrestlers capped off an "undefeated" season in league dual meet match-ups with a decisive victory, 48-21, over Bellevue High School.
Results of the evening included 2 forfeits by MIHS and 3 forfeit by BHS. In the 106 division, Nathan Smith (BHS) won by forfeit; in the 113 division, Taylan Yuasa (MIHS) won by fall at 2:24; in the 120 division, Jasm Presley (BHS) won by forfeit; in the 126 division, Luke Wilson (MIHS) won by decision; in the 132 division, Christian Villani (BHS) won by fall at 3:28; in the 145 division, Nick Richards (MIHS) won by forfeit; in the 152 division, Conner Gullstad (MIHS) won by fall at 1:52; in the 160 division, Chris Richards (MIHS) won by forfeit; in the 170 division, Nick Chandler (MIHS) won by fall at 2:55; in the 182 division, Danny Stanke (MIHS) won by major decision; in the 195 division, Evan Condon (MIHS) won by forfeit; in the 220 division, Alec Palander (BHS) won by decision; and in the 285 division, Ben O'Connell (MIHS) won by fall at 3:36.
MIHS Wrestling next competes in the KingCo Tournament this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1-2, at Interlake High School.