Striving for Excellence – Gilroy High School (CCS)

 

GILROY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING HIGHLIGHTS

CIF State Championships – 7 finishes in the top 5

School record CIF State Medalist – 7 (2018)

State record 4x CIF State Medalist – 6

16 CONSECUTIVE CCS TEAM TITLES

1980, ’91, ’93, 2003, ’04, 05, ’06, ’08, ’09, ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16, ’17, ‘18

CCS record 10 individual Champions/11 finalist (2018)

CCS scoring record – 373.5 points (2018)

19 consecutive Monterey Bay League (MBL) Championship titles

 
  

TONY ANDRADE – NHSCA Senior National Champion/CIF State Champion

NHSCA SENIOR ALL-AMERICANS

120 – Nico Aguilar – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2018)

195 – Tony Andrade – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2018)

126 – Gavin Melendez – 6th Place (2016)

126 – Isaiah Locsin – 2nd Place (2014)

145 – Nikko Villarreal – 2nd Place (2014)

152 – Paul Fox – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2014)

103 – Jesse Delgado – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2010)

160 – Dominic Kastl – 7th Place (2010)

125 – Martin Gonzalez – 5th Place (2009)

171 – Hunter Collins – 2nd Place (2008)

135 – Adin Duenas – 4th Place (2006)

112 – John Gurich – 8th Place (2004)

 

HUNTER COLLINS – NHSCA National Champion/2x All-American (photo – Chris Riley)

NHSCA JUNIOR ALL-AMERICANS

138 – Daniel Vizcarra – 8th Place (2018)

113 – Nico Aguilar – 2nd Place (2017)

132 – Alex Felix – 2nd Place (2017)

195 – Tony Andrade – 2nd Place (2017)

130 – Willie Fox – 3rd Place (2011)

145 – Dominic Kastl – 4th Place (2011)

119 – Martin Gonzalez – 2nd (2008)

171 – Hunter Collins – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2007)

 

NICOLAS AGUILAR – 2x NHSCA National Champion/CIF State Champion

NHSCA SOPHOMORE ALL-AMERICANS

132 – Chase Saldate – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2018)

160 – Joseph Barnes – 6th Place (2017)

106 – Nico Aguilar – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2016)

132 – Alex Felix – 2nd Place (2016)

103 – Leif Dominguez – 3rd Place (2011)

125 – Willie Fox – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2010)

112 – Jesse Delgado – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2008)

 

JOSEPH BARNES – NHSCA National Champion/2x CIF State Medalist

NHSCA FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICANS

113 – Jayden Gomez – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2018)

120 – Victor Jacinto – 5th Place (2018)

120 – Chase Saldate – 2nd Place (2017)

170 – Nicholas Villarreal – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2017)

138 – Nathan Villarreal – 6th Place (2016)

145 – Joseph Barnes – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2016)

112 – Paul Fox – NATIONAL CHAMPION (2011)

125 – Nikko Villarreal – 3rd Place (2011)

112 – Willie Fox – 2nd Place (2009)

 

WILLIE FOX – FLO All-American/CIF State Champion

FLO NATIONALS ALL-AMERICANS

132 – Paul Fox – 7th Place (2012)/5th Place (2013)

138 – Nikko Villarreal – 4th Place (2013)

138 – Willie Fox – 5th Place (2012)

 

GAVIN MELENDEZ – Cadet Folkstyle All-American

USAW FOLKSTYLE ALL-AMERICANS

Nicolas Aguilar (Junior division – 2015)

Gavin Melendez (Cadet division – 2013)

 

JESSE DELGADO – ASICS All-American/CIF State Champion/4x State Medalist

ASICS HIGH SCHOOL ALL-AMERICANS

Nicolas Aguilar (2016, ’17)

Nikko Villarreal (2014)

Jesse Delgado (2009)

Hunter Collins (2007, ’08)

Kordell Baker (1987)

 

MARTIN GONZALEZ – AWN All-American/2x CIF State Champion/4x State Medalist

AMATEUR WRESTLING NEWS ALL-AMERICANS

Willie Fox (2012)

Jesse Delgado (2010)

Martin Gonzalez (2009)

Hunter Collins (2008)

 

KORDELL BAKER – 1987 CIF State Champion (school’s first)

WRESTLING USA MAGAZINE ALL-AMERICANS

Nikko Villarreal (2014)

Paul Fox (2014)

Isaiah Locsin (2014)

Jesse Delgado (2010)

Martin Gonzalez (2009)

Hunter Collins (2008)

Adin Duenas (2006)

Armando Gonzalez (2006)

Kordell Baker (1987)

 

NIKKO VILLARREAL with Olympic Gold Medalist Jake Varner – 2014

DAVE SCHULTZ CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS AWARD

Nikko Villarreal (2012, ’14)

 

JESSE DELGADO – 2x NCAA Division I Champion/3x All-American (Univ. of Illinois)

 

ACCOMPLISHED COLLEGIATE WRESTLERS

 

Jesse Delgado – 4x CIF State Medalist/2x NCAA Champion/3x All-American (University of Illinois)

Paul Fox – 4x CIF State Medalist/NCAA Division I All-American (Stanford University)

Kim Wasick – 2x NorCal Medalist/1976 NCAA Division I All-American (Cal Poly, SLO)

Willie Fox – CIF State Champion/NAIA All-American (York College)

Martin Gonzalez – 4x CIF State Medalist/2x Junior College All-American (Clackamas College)

 

PAUL FOX – 2x NHSCA National Champion/CIF State Champion/4x State medalist

CIF STATE CHAMPIONS

120 – Nicolas Aguilar (2018)

195 – Tony Andrade (2018)

132/138/145 – Nikko Villarreal (2012, ’13, ’14)

152 – Paul Fox (2014)

145 – Willie Fox (2012)

119/125 – Martin Gonzalez (2008, ’09)

119 – Jesse Delgado (2009)

171 – Hunter Collins (2008)

138 – Kordell Baker (1987)

 

CIF STATE MEDALIST (1973 – 2018)

 

ALEX FELIX – 4x CIF State Medalist

Nick Villarreal (2018)

Chase Saldate (2018)

Jayden Gomez (2018)

Joseph Barnes (2017, ‘18)

Tony Andrade (2017, ’18)

Juan Villarreal (2016)

Noe Garcia (2016)

Nicolas Aguilar (2016, ’17, ‘18)

Alex Felix (2015, ’16, ’17, ‘18)

Matt Penyacsek (2014, ‘15)

Nikko Villarreal (2011, ’12, ’13, ‘14)

Paul Fox (2011, ’12, ’13, ‘14)

ADIN DUENAS – 2x CIF State Medalist

Willie Fox (2012)

Blake Kastl (2010, ‘11)

Dominic Kastl (2010)

Jesse Delgado (2007, ’08, ’09, ‘10)

Martin Gonzalez (2006, ’07, ’08, ‘09)

Hunter Collins (2005, ’06, ’07, ’08)

Adin Duenas (2005, ‘06)

Armando Gonzalez (2005, ‘06)

Nicolo Naranjo (2005)

Mark Zabala (2003)

BRANDON BAUTISTA – 3x CIF State Medalist

John Gurich (2003, ‘04)

Raul Alvarez (2000)

Brandon Bautista (2000, ‘01)

Max Harris (1997)

Matt Corona (1994)

Isaac Alvarez (1993)

Noel Grover (1993)

Sergio Mar (1991, ’92, ‘93)

Luke Corona (1990, ‘91)

Kordell Baker (1986, ’87)

Mike Gilroy (1984)

Victor Cobos (1984, ‘85)

Rudy Perales (1982)

 

 

 

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INVITATIONAL MEDALISTS (1952 – ’72)

154/165 – Kim Wasick – 4th (1971), 2nd Place (1972)

127 – Vasquez – 2nd Place (1969)

138 – Perez – 3rd Place (1964)

154 – Bert Mar – Champion (1964)

95 – Nakamura – Champion (1962)

127 – Oliveras (1962)

154 – Hernandez – 2nd Place (1960), 2nd Place (1961)

127 – Oliveras – Champion (1959)

112 – Saiz – 3rd Place (1956)

120 – Diaz – 2nd Place (1952)

 

NICOLAS AGUILAR – 3x National Champion (FS/GR)

FREESTYLE/GRECO-ROMAN ALL-AMERICANS (FARGO)

NICOLAS AGUILAR

Junior National Champion ’16 (FS)

Double Cadet National Champion ’14 (FS/GR)

NIKKO VILLARREAL

Cadet All-American 2011, ‘12 (FS)

HUNTER COLLINS

Junior All-American ’07 (FS)

Cadet All-American ’06 (FS)

JESSE DELGADO

2x Cadet All-American 2007, ’08 (FS)

 

Coach Greg Varela with 2018 CIF State Champs – Nico Aguilar and Tony Andrade

 

Coach Matt Corona (1994 CIF State Medalist for Gilroy/CS Bakersfield alumni)

 

Dr. Marco Sanchez (Principal/Coach): California Hall-of-Fame recipient & Olympian