Washington wrestling came away from a tri meet at Whitfield with both a win and a loss Tuesday.

The Blue Jays bested Warrenton, 48-30, but lost to the defending Class 1 state champions, Whitfield, 58-24.


Forfeits carried the Blue Jays to victory over the Warriors.

Seven of the Washington wins, accounting for 42 of the team’s 48 points, came by forfeit.

Michael Boehlein scored the Blue Jays’ only contested win of the dual by pinning Brady Weir in 56 seconds at 195 pounds.

Tate Hendricks (106), Mia Reed (113), Ben Griffen (120), Evan Hey (126), Tommy Kelpe (132), Dana Cates (138) and Tyler Ramsey (152) each scored wins by forfeit in the contest.

Warrenton scored four wins by pin and two by decision.

Stephen LaMotte pinned Louis Obermark at 145 pounds, Jarrett Villinger pinned Kaden Golic at 160, Zach Blackwood pinned Ryan Gratzer at 220 and Jacob Molinari pinned Logan Kuhn at 285.

Washington’s Chris Griesenauer moved up from 160 to 170 for the contest, losing a 7-4 decision to Ben Chernaskey.

Jeff Napier edged the Blue Jays’ Collin Muller at 182 by a 5-4 decision.


Again, the Blue Jays picked up just one contested win.

This time, it was Cates who scored the pin, topping Legend Alicea in 5:45.

Reed, Boehlein and Kuhn each picked up six points with forfeit victories in their weight classes.

Whitfield scored eight wins by pin against the Blue Jays and two by major decision.

Starting the meet, Logan Ferrero pinned Hendricks at 106.

Connor McAteer pinned Griffen at 120 and Wade Reaman bested Kelpe by a 14-5 major decision at 126.

James Johnson got in at 132 for the Jays, taking a loss by pin against Michael McAteer.

Jeffrey Ditter pinned Obermark at 145 and Matt Schueddig did the same to Ramsey at 152.

Griesenauer returned to his normal 160 for this match, losing a 12-2 major decision against Ethan Hovis.

Zac Russell pinned Washingston’s Cory Hardesty at 170 pounds.

Noah Elmore pinned Muller at 182 and William Boldt pinned Gratzter at 220, wrapping the Whitfield scoring.