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Freshman Ethan Davis wins state wrestling title

Cardinal is not only youngest champ from school but first since 2004


February 22, 2018

ML athletics

Medical Lake's Ethan Davis stands atop the podium following his win at Mat Classic XXIX at 132 pounds. He was the first freshman to ever win a state championship at the school and its first since 2004.

Medical Lake's wrestling team continued to excel in the postseason, this time at Mat Classic XXIX in the Tacoma Dome where freshman Ethan Davis won a 2018 state title at 132 pounds.

"Medical Lake has never had a freshman champ and the last state champ was 2004," head coach Matt Leenhouts wrote in an email. That title winner was Garrett Johnson. Two more freshmen, June Figueredo at 113 pounds was third and Alex Gonzalez (126) sixth. They were part of a group of seven wrestlers who earned berths in the 1A event and three more who were alternates.

While the team fell short of its hoped-for top...

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