Freestyle wrestlers compete at state meet

CENTRALIA – Four Tonasket freestyle wrestlers hit the road again Saturday, May 12, competing in Centralia at the state freestyle finals.

Two earned top-eight finishes.

Collin Aitcheson earned a fifth-place finish at 113 pounds in the age 17-19 division, while Dyllan Walton took eighth at 126 in the age 15-16 class.

Also competing were Dallin Good (152) at age 15-16 and Tanner Good (285) in age 17-19.

In the senior division, former Tonasket wrestler Martin Mitchell took top honors at 145 pounds.

“These guys have had a long season,” said coach Dave Mitchell. “They made some great improvement in their wrestling abilities. They also were a lot of fun to coach.”

About Brent Baker

Brent is a reporter for the Gazette-Tribune. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent started work at the G-T in 2011.

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