Panthers win 8th Consecutive BIG 8 Title / David Pacheco gets 300th Win

The Sacramento City College Wrestling Panthers defeated Sierra College 42-9 and won its 8th consecutive BIG 8 Conference Championship.

SCC lost the first and last matches but rattled off eight straight wins in the middle for the final outcome. Manny Curry (Fresh-157-Pleasant Grove), Conrad Trevino (Fresh-165-Del Campo) and Brian Horn (Soph-197-Rocklin) all scored falls for SCC.

Top performers for SCC in conference this year were: Manny Curry (4-0 @157), Abel Garcia (4-0 @ 174 /165), Brian Galeno (3-0 @141), Conrad Trevino (3-0 @ 165), Mikey Mello (3-0 @ 149/141), Bronson Harmon (2-0 @ 184), Jordan Denny (2-0 @ 174/184) and Brian Horn (3-1 @ 197/285). Others getting wins in the duals were: Ryun Ortiz, Ryan Harlow, Thoai Dat, Marques Evans, Andrew Garcia, Steven Abbott, and Eddie Zamora.

Congrats on another excellent conference season. SCC has gone undefeated in the BIG 8 for the past eight years. SCC outscored its BIG 8 opponents 159-35 and won 32 of the 40 individual matches.

SCC has won 16 Conference Championship under the helm of Coach David Pacheco.
SCC hosted a multi-dual meet with four other teams on Saturday. The Panthers went 3-0 on the day to improve to 16-2 on the season. They won by the following scores:
SCC 53- Delta 0
SCC 35 – Shasta 13
SCC 30 – Skyline 20

It ties a record for most wins in a season. 1977 and 2000 also had 16 wins. With two more duals this Wednesday, the 14th of November, the Panthers have a chance to break the record. They will travel to Redding to meet Southern Oregon University and Simpson University.

The third win of the day over Skyline was the 300th win of Coach David Pacheco’s career.

The Panthers were led by Abel Garcia (Soph-165-Oakdale), Conrad Trevino (Fresh-157-Del Campo), Thoai Dat (Fresh-125/133- Yerba Buena) and Jordan Denny (Soph-174/184-Folsom). All went 3-0 on the day. Garcia won all three matches by fall while two of Denny’s wins were by fall. Trevino had one major decision.

Ryun Ortiz (Soph-125-Potomac, VA), Isaac Bertalotto (Soph-174-Turlock), and Brian Horn (Soph-197-Rocklin) all went 2-0 on the day. Ortiz had one major decision, Bertalotto had a fall and a tech, while Horn had two techs.

Others getting on the winning side of things with one win were: Manny Curry, Marques Evans, Mikey Mello, Bronson Harmon, Hayden Elias, Thomas Thornton, Andrew Garcia, and Dylan Crawford.