Climbers' Cervantes, Bulldogs' Evans take third at state championship
February 23, 2023
It was a good day to be odd.
Six of the 12 wrestlers representing Mason County high schools at Mat Classic XXXIV on Friday and Saturday at the Tacoma Dome earned odd-number state placings, signifying they won their final match of the tournament.
Shelton High School's EliBeth Cervantes and North Mason High School's Sadie Evans bounced back from singular defeats to finish with the bronze medal.
The Bulldogs' Jake Mathews and Pedro Salvador finished fifth and Shelton's Logan Peach and Mario Boxley finished seventh.
Cervantes and Mathews, who were both subregional and regional champions, adva...