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Klahowya wrestling

Head coach: Mike Schmitt

2016-2017 record: 7-4

Top returning wrestlers: Dallin Stafford, Karsten Jensen, Payton Hlebechuk, Brian Spliman, Tray Hawley, Riley Farrell, Hayden Steele, Mason Clark, Sage Hlebechuk, Dakin Yates, Jake McKeel.

Outlook: The program returns a number of wrestlers to its 1A district championship team, which also placed third at regionals. Stafford, Jensen, Spilman, Hawley, Farrell, Steele, and Payton Hlebechuk all qualified for the state tournament last year and look ready to lead a group that hopes to repeat its accomplishments.

Schedule: Dec. 1, TBD, double dual with Aberdeen at Hoquiam | Dec. 2, 10 a.m., Aberdeen Kickoff Classic | Dec. 9, 10 a.m., Leonard Schutte Invitational at Othello | Dec. 14, Forks and Port Townsend, 6:15 p.m. | Dec. 23, 10 a.m., North Mason Classic | Dec. 27, Brian Hill Invitational Tournament, at Eastside Catholic | Jan. 11, 6:15 p.m., Cascade Christian | Jan. 13, TBD, Sgt. Norton Memorial Tournament at Rainier | Jan. 18, 6:15 p.m., at Bellevue Christian | Jan. 25, 6:15 p.m. at Vashon Island | Jan. 27, TBD, Klahowya Tournament.

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