U.P. Junior Viking wrestler place 6th at state tournament

Maka Yacapin

Maka Yacapin taking the victory. Photo by Michael McCune @ JQ-photo.com.

The Washington State Folkstyle Championships were held in the Tacoma Dome February 17. The wrestling tournament, the largest single day tournament in state history, attracted 1,600 wrestlers. Fifty-one University Place Junior Viking wrestlers placed 6th overall out of 115 teams.

Of the 51 University Place Junior Viking wrestlers at the Tacoma Dome, 31 won medals, and four were champions. They are Tavarre Lee, Jake Kesling, Maliq Washington, Romeo Motonaga and former UP Viking, Cal Helmberger. More photos can be seen at JQ-photo.com.

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