Auburn coach Matt Hoover exults after his 132-pound wrestler, Gabe Sena, reversed his opponent and pinned him before the second-round buzzer sounded to win his weight class during the NPSL Olympic Division/sub-district tournament championship on Feb. 2. Sena qualified for the regionals, which were canceled last Friday because of storm conditions. A revised state tounament is on for this weekend. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Auburn coach Matt Hoover exults after his 132-pound wrestler, Gabe Sena, reversed his opponent and pinned him before the second-round buzzer sounded to win his weight class during the NPSL Olympic Division/sub-district tournament championship on Feb. 2. Sena qualified for the regionals, which were canceled last Friday because of storm conditions. A revised state tounament is on for this weekend. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

State expands the brackets

In wake of canceled regionals, WIAA develops 32-person entry for Mat Classic weight divisions

  • Monday, February 11, 2019 4:10pm
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Mat Classic XXXI has expanded its brackets to accommodate 32 individuals in each weight division, a result of the regional bouts that were lost to inclement weather and road conditions last weekend.

The revised state meet begins Friday, with finals Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.

Due to the weather conditions, the WIAA cancelled all boys and girls regional wrestling tournaments last weekend in the best interest of safety and equal opportunity for all participants.

Auburn schools were scheduled for boys regional action at Todd Beamer High School in Federal Way last Saturday. The girls regional was to be contested across town at Decatur High School.

For the brackets and more information, visit online.

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