North Kitsap wrestling
Head coach: Robert Gomez
2016-17 record: 5-4
Top returning wrestlers: Holly Beaudion, Angel Collins, Annika Taylor, Zach Streun, Nouh Hammou, Caden Clark, Anthony Poggi, Ken Galsgaard.
Key newcomers: Robert Gomez, Jr., Hannah Johnson, Tyler Sloman, Jacob Diehl.
Outlook: North Kitsap has a group of well-decorated wrestlers returning. Beaudion is currently ranked second in the state after finishing there last year as a freshman; Collins (25-11) is currently ranked ninth; Taylor (20-9) won the Hammerhead Invitational; Galsgaard (23-7), participated at state; Streun (23-11), Clark (23-10), and Poggi (19-12) all made it to regionals. Gomez believes he could have four state champions this year and as many as six more place at states.
Schedule: Dec. 5, 7 p.m., at Olympic | Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Port Angeles | Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Sequim | Dec. 14, Olympic League Girls Dual at Sequim, 7 p.m. | Dec. 22, 10 a.m., Hawkins Memorial JV & Girls Tournament at North Mason | Dec. 23, 10 a.m., North Mason Classic | Jan. 4, 7 p.m. at Bremerton | Jan. 18, 7 p.m. at North Mason | Jan. 25, 6 p.m. at Central Kitsap.