Kettle Falls Middle School wrestlers get season going

Bulldogs home on Dec. 3The Kettle Falls Middle School wrestling team has gotten its season off to a very good start. The young Bulldogs got their season underway at a takedown Jamboree Nov. 13 at Deer Park Middle School. Teams from DP, Kettle Falls, Chewelah, Colville, and Newport took part.For Kettle Falls, Cody Perryman, Wyatt Moss, Taylor Flesher and Casey Hamilton all went unbeaten. Brogan Douse finished the takedown Jamboree with a 3-1 record. John Clendennen, Andrew Segerman, Damion Thoreson, Trevor James and Tristan James “all had excellent outings,” according to KFMS coach, Joe Kerns.On Nov. 15, Kettle Falls took part in a multi-meet with Riverside, Deer Park and Liberty. Douse started the meet with a 6-1 win over Risone Ama. Jordan Clendennen had Joey Roach in a potentially dangerous pinning combination and the match was stopped, Kerns said. Roach came back to win.Ander Segerman pinned Nick Page in the first round of their match-up. Tyler Vanwert pinned Ben Shaw and Casey Hamilton was up by 14 points when he stuck Charlie Ericson.Damien Thoreson pinned Caden Boswell and Austin Olsen worked his cradle series for a pin against Ryan Warner. Trevor James battled Marcus Gabriel and finished that match with a pin. Taylor Flesher pinned Zach Seeton and Isaiah Black started his season with a pin over Ian Dillman. Wyatt Moss pinned Levi Salisbury after a brillianty flared double leg takedown that landed in a pinning combination. Tristan James scored points, but came up short against Monty Huff.Cody Perryman pinned Matthew Dyer and Austin Olson pinned Nathan Pratt. Casey Hamilton lost a tough match to Jake Miller and Trevor James won by pin over Jordan Zeik. Isaiah Black lost to Ian Dillman and Wyatt Moss won by pin against his Liberty opponent. Brogan Douse lost a tough match against John Coppock and Jorden Clendennen avenged his earlier loss with a decision over Ben Shaw. Kerns said his kids recorded 14 pins, one decision and totaled 84 team points to the opposition’s 27 points.“It has been a privilege to be able to work with these young gentlemen,” Kerns said. “They work hard and perform well.”