Flashback to 1996 – Team California at the NHSCA Senior Nationals

1996 NHSCA SR NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

1996 NHSCA SR NATIONAL CHAMPIONS (Team California produced 5 National Champions)

1996 (13 All-Americans)

103 – Ryan Escobar – Ponderosa (SJ): 3rd Place*

112 – Stephen Abas – James Logan (NC): NATIONAL CHAMPION/OW**

112 – Paris Ruiz – Clovis West (C): 6th Place

112 – Matt Azevedo – Calvary Chapel (S): 7th Place

119 – Tony Gomez – Independence (CC): NATIONAL CHAMPION

125 – Luis Blanco – Canyon Springs (S): NATIONAL CHAMPION

135 – Adam Tirapelle –Buchanan (C): NATIONAL CHAMPION**

152 – Matt Demers – Grace Davis (SJ): 5th Place

152 – Ati Conner – Dos Pueblos (S): 7th Place*

160 – Steve Schenk – Anderson (N): 4th Place

171 – Oscar Gonzalez – Independence (CC): 5th Place

189 – Mark Munoz – Vallejo (SJ): NATIONAL CHAMPION**

275 – Billy Blunt – Grace Davis (SJ): 4th Place*

Team result: NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

*NAIA ALL-AMERICAN

*NCAA DIVISION I ALL-AMERICAN

**NCAA DIVISION I NATIONAL CHAMPION
STEPHEN ABAS - NHSCA OUTSTANDING WRESTLER

112 – STEPHEN ABAS – SR NATIONAL CHAMPION/OUTSTANDING WRESTLER

MARK MUNOZ

189 – MARK MUNOZ – SR NATIONAL CHAMPION

LUIS BLANCO

125 – LUIS BLANCO – SR NATIONAL CHAMPION

135 - ADAM TIRAPELLE

135 – ADAM TIRAPELLE – SR NATIONAL CHAMPION

119 - TONY GOMEZ

119 – TONY GOMEZ – SR NATIONAL CHAMPION