Shelton boys finish fifth at regionals

Shelton will send seven boys wrestlers to state


February 16, 2023

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Seven wrestlers from Shelton High School's boys wrestling team finished in the top four at regionals Saturday and advanced to compete at the Mat Classic on Friday and Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.

Shelton had five wrestlers finish second in their weight classes to lead the Highclimbers to a fifth-place finish at the Region 3 wrestling tournament Saturday in Aberdeen. 

"This team has been incredibly steady all season," Shelton coach Chris Lacy told the Journal in an email. "We have had a consistent mental approach and readiness all season. We wrestled well at subregionals, but some of our wrestlers felt too much pressure. Our regional wrestlers seemed to be poised, this allowed them to wrestle freely for the most part. At regionals, we qualified seven of our nine wrestlers to the sta...

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