Wrestling: Past accomplishments mean little at Far East meet
OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea – Austin Fisher wasn’t expected to be in this position.
Considered an underdog, with Kubasaki’s Haydn Peterson the returning champion at 215 pounds, Fisher, a Yokota senior, instead provided one of several surprises on Thursday’s first day of the 42nd Far East High School Wrestling Tournament.
For the second time this season, Fisher pinned Peterson, this time in the 215-pound semifinals. The first time was at last month’s “Beast of the Far East” Tournament, when Fisher pinned Peterson in 31 seconds in the final.
And Fisher said he was prepared for anything the second time around.
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