After losing its first three matches and falling down 13-0, Mead stormed back winning nine of the next 11 to defeat visiting North Central 43-22 in a Greater Spokane League dual Wednesday at Mead.
The Panthers’ Kevin McLean started the hot streak with a 9-3 decision over Junior Villaro in a match between two of the top 195 pounders in the GSL.
Freshman Ray Valdez added a major decision for the Panthers in his first varsity match.
In other GSL matches:
• Mt. Spokane dominated a dual with Gonzaga Prep, winning 69-12 at Mt. Spokane. Logan Gibler moved up a weight class to record at pin at 195, and Nathan Goodman also recorded a pin in his match at 126. The Wildcats will take on University tonight in a battle of two highly-ranked teams.
• University defeated Lewis and Clark 42-29 in at U-Hi. Derek Swanson and Jeff Wiyrick set the tone early, recording pins at 113 and 120 in the first two matches for the Titans. LC was also assessed a one-point penalty for misconduct.
• Central Valley had six pins to Ferris’ three in a 39-30 win at Central Valley. Elijah Kilborn’s match proved to be critical in his 6-1 decision. The Bears forfeited one match in the narrow win.
• Shadle Park pulled away from host Rogers with two straight pins on their way to a 45-31 win. Charles Smith continued his hot streak with a 40-second pin. The Highlanders had two forfeits in the dual.
Great Northern League: Clarkston rolled past West Valley 54-25 in a dual at WV. Dylan Beeler led the way for the Bantams with a pin at 220.
• East Valley beat Deer Park 43-18 at EV behind five pins.
Northeast A: Lakeside dominated a dual with Riverside, winning 69-9 at Lakeside. Ben McConnell won at 152 for the Eagles, pinning his opponent after just 11 seconds. Klint and Garrett Brown also recorded pins in less than two minutes at 138 and 145, respectively.
Jenna Schlosser dominated again as Mead won a four-team meet with Shadle Park, North Central, and Rogers at Shadle Park with a score of 162.825.
Schlosser won all four events en route to an all-around victory. Kate Dobrantz of Shadle Park finished second overall by placing second on the floor and third on the beam, as the Highlanders were second at 141.425.