Central Kitsap Wrestling | Winter Sports Preview

Head coach: Robert Zornes

2018-2019 record: 6-3 (5-2 SSC)

Key wrestlers: Micah Lamb, sr.; Connor Olsen, sr.; Mano Diego, jr.; Shayne Hew-Len, jr.; Madeline McKee, jr.; Naelani Carter-Rasor, so.; Conrad Bellon, so.; Keegan Paschal, so.; Quinn Lawrence, fr.

Outlook: The Cougars return a number of wrestlers who qualified for the regional tournament last year, many of whom went on to state as well after a winter storm cancelled that round of the postseason. The team is looking to improve on last year’s 5-2 record and have added several quality freshmen who were middle school league champions at Ridgetop and Central Kitsap Middle School last season.

Schedule: Dec. 7, 9 a.m. at Edmonds-Woodway Tournament | Dec. 10, 7 p.m., Timberline | Dec. 13, TBD, Olympic Girls Duals at Kitsap Pavillion | Dec. 14, Olympic Duals at Kitsap Pavillion | Dec. 14, Judi Emry Girls Tournament, 10 a.m. at Foss | Dec. 19-21, 10 a.m. Hammerhead Invitational at Kitsap Pavillion | Dec. 27-28 Pac Coast Tournament at Mountain View | Jan. 7, 7 p.m. quad meet at Yelm | Jan. 11, 10 a.m. Matman Classic | Jan. 14, 5 p.m. quad meet at North Kitsap | Jan. 16, 7 p.m. home quad meet | Jan. 18, 9 a.m. End of Days Tournament at Lakes | Jan. 18, 9 a.m. Lipstick Open (girls) at Lakes | Jan. 21, 7 p.m. at Peninsula | Jan. 28, 7 p.m., Shelton.

Micah Lamb was one of several Cougars to qualify for the Mat Classic last winter. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Micah Lamb was one of several Cougars to qualify for the Mat Classic last winter. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

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