By James Eik
Staff Reporter 

Blackhawk wrestlers advance


James Eik

Cheney’s Devon Waterman and Sam Pegg face off in the 170 weight class. Both wrestlers eventually advanced to regionals.

Seven Cheney wrestlers are advancing to regionals this weekend, Feb. 8-9 in Ellensburg after besting most of their Great Northern League opponents at the district tournament Feb. 1-2 at East Valley High School.

Wrestlers who fought their way to at least fifth place move on to the regional tournament, and can then make their way to state.

Junior Josh Wessels (160 pounds) took second place, winning his decisions 5-2 and 7-4, respectively, moving forward with each. In the match for first place against Trevor Eicher of Deer Park, however, he was pinned in 5 minutes, 7 seconds.

Senior Eli Mas...

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