Crusaders’ grappler wins coveted tournament

Eastside Catholic 145-pound wrestler Matt Iwicki is dominating in his senior season on the wrestling mat

Eastside Catholic Crusaders senior 145-pound wrestler Matt Iwicki captured first place at the Washington State Federation’s Gut Check Challenge tournament on Jan. 10 at The Evergreen State College in Olympia. Iwicki defeated Orting’s Fred Green 4-0 in the championship match. Iwicki went 4-0 at the tourney and didn’t surrender a single point. Iwicki has put together a 21-0 overall record thus far during the 2014-15 season and has registered 17 pins.