The first annual Greater Puget Sound Ladies Invitational wrestling tournament took place at Foss on Jan. 19, pitting 19 teams from around the region against each other.
Lincoln topped the list of local finishers with 23 points to place 13th, as Arijana Zekiri took fourth place at 106 pounds and Leanne Sairol took fourth in the 118-pound bracket, getting pinned early in the third round of the consolation finals by Foss’ Laura Dittell. The Falcons’ Jenny Dittell took second at 118 pounds, losing 8-7 to Natalie Smith of Mount Baker – the team champions – in the finals. The Falcons tallied 20 points to place 15th.
Stadium, meanwhile, was led by the second-place finish of Latiana Tauaese at 170 pounds, as she was pinned late in the first round of the final by Mount Baker’s Jamie Vanderyacht. Teammate Desiray Goodman took fourth in the same bracket, getting pinned by Franklin Pierce’s Kacie Moorehouse late in the first round of the consolation finals. The Tigers tallied 21 points to finish 14th.