Category: News

Getting To Know incoming freshman Max Wilner

Photo credit: Eljay Pena (Tri Titans) The California Wrestler had the opportunity to speak to one of the top incoming freshmen from the Golden State in Max Wilner. Wilner comes from a wrestling family as his older brother (Morris) advanced twice to the CIF state tournament and placed sixth as a senior for Santa Ana/Calvary […]

California Wrestlers that Raised their Stock After Fargo

Photos courtesy of Chris Mora Blake Frederickson, Jr. (Lower Lake HS, NC) – Frederickson has never qualified for the State Tournament; however, his off-season resume has made him a hot commodity heading into next season. The rising Junior gathered double All-American status by placing eighth in Freestyle and sixth in Greco-Roman. All that is left […]

Figueroa Becomes a Five-Time Fargo Champion

Photos courtesy of Chris Mora Gracie Figueroa (Selma, 122) is becoming the face of women’s scholastic wrestling. Her faultless and sharp grappling technique has helped her reached the pinnacle of her sport. Today, Figueroa won her fifth Fargo Championship by defeating Kourtney Boehm (Colorado) 10-0 in 2:48 of her championship match. In fact, no foe […]

Mt. San Antonio College Releases 2017 Schedule

All Photos courtesy of John Sachs (Tech-fall) Coach David Rivera and staff, have released the 2017 schedule for the Mountaineers who finished third at the Southern Regionals and fifth at the CCCAA state tournament. During the month of September, the Mountaineers will host the Mt. Sac Duals and compete at the West Hills and Santa […]

Day One Results Junior Women’s Freestyle

Photos courtesy of Chris Mora Championship Bracket (Round of 64) 100 Kristal Betanzo Burlingame, CA (California) VFA Mackenzie Cruey (Virginia), 10-6 2:51 106 Trinity Oredina Oceanside, CA (California) VFA Morgan Wilmouth Dallas, GA (Georgia), 4-0 106 Victoria Borrego Pacifica, CA (California) VFA Mariah Ortiz Sparks, NV (Nevada), 3-0 0:21 112 Kierstien Bush Ogden, UT (Utah) […]

Day One Results Cadet Greco-Roman

Photos courtesy of Chris Mora Championship Bracket (Round of 128) 120 Elijah Sanchez Brentwood (California) VFA Rhodney Phillips Traskwood, (Arkansas), 8-0 1:34 120 Rhett Miner Lehi, UT (Utah) VPO1 Eli Blackwell Tracy, CA (California), 17-17 120 Carson Prim Escalon, (California) VPO1 Siavash Sarvestani Germantown, (Maryland), 18-10 126 Ryan Franco Fresno, CA (California) VSU Seth Jones […]

California’s Cadet Women Earns Fargo Team Title

Photos courtesy of Chris Mora Fargo, North Dakota – Team California won their sixth consecutive Fargo Cadet Freestyle Women’s National tournament with 102 points and 16 All-Americans. Emily Se (Oak Ridge, 138) won her first National championship by defeating Hunter Robinson (Texas) 6-2. Dalia Garibay (Freedom, 132) also advanced to the finals but was defeated […]

Team California Medal Results – Cadet Freestyle

Photos courtesy of John Sachs and Chris Mora The California Wrestler would like to congratulate all wrestlers that competed and placed at the toughest tournament in the country. 100lbs: Richard Figueroa II (Selma) – 3rd place 126lbs: Ryan Franco (Clovis North) – 2nd place 138lbs: Luka Wick (San Marino) – 8th place 145lbs: Jace Luchau […]