Garcia picked up an impressive 11-1 victory over top-seed Justin Barredo of Walnut High at 111 pounds at the Carter Girl’s Classic in Rialto, Ca, on Saturday. Garcia who came into the event as the second seed made her way to the finals earning a pair of pins and two major decisions.
In the championship final, Garcia used her top-notch technique on Barredo with an assortment of takedown moves and pin holds to earn the major decision and claimed her first tournament title of the season.
This is the first win for Garcia over Barredo who was fourth at the CIF state tournament at 106-pounds last year. With this win, there’s a possibility that Danielle will be the top-ranked wrestler in the state and the southern section in the next state rankings.
Congratulations to Danielle Garcia, for being this week’s The California Wrestler women wrestler of the week.