Wrestling shows potential in first tournament.

Today, the wrestling team started off strong in its first tournament of the season, the South Torrance Spartan Kickoff, with two wrestlers placing fourth in their weight classes. 182 pounder Kanoa Young ’21 wrestled off against St. John Bosco’s Nathan Haas ’20, who ranked fourth in the 19U USA Wrestling Nation Folkstyle Tournament and first […]

Team struggles to overcome injuries

Team struggles to overcome injuries

After a season plagued by injuries, including wrestlers  Kanoa Young ’21, team captain Kevin Chen ’19 and Chronicle Layout Assistant and Staff Writer Lucas Lee ’21, the wrestling team was able to maintain a positive mindset as they look forward to next year. “Some days practices weren’t that tough, but other days  were mentally and physically tough,” team member Lupe […]

Team seeks first place in league

Team seeks first place in league

In a season plagued by injuries, the wrestling team hopes to finish strong at the Mission League Finals. The team currently has a record of 0-4 in its meets but has seen strong performances from individuals. To prepare, the boys have been practicing daily and working on endurance. Several players said that while they believe […]

Wrestling defeats Crespi

Wrestling defeats Crespi

The Varsity Wrestling team beat Crespi 42-24 in a dual for Senior Night on Jan. 24. Team captain Calvin Kaleel ’18, Kevin Chen ’19 and John Cahill ’20 won by a pin. Justin Butler ’19 and Daniel Guerrero ’20 won by decision. Riley Ruiz ’20, Paul Boardman ’21 and Kanoa Young ’21 won by a […]

Wrestling loses second league match

Wrestling loses second league match

Varsity Wrestling lost 54-6 against Alemany on Jan. 17, marking their second loss of the season. Riley Ruiz ’20 said that despite the loss, he was proud of the team’s effort. “Every wrestled hard and well in their matches. Three of our freshmen Lucas Li [’21], Viswa Douglas [’21] and Kanoa Young [’21] all pulled […]

Wrestlers medal at tournament

Wrestlers medal at tournament

The wrestling team closed out the Santa Ynez Tournament with team captain Calvin Kaleel ‘18 placing eighth in the 132 weight class and Daniel Guerrero ‘20 placing sixth in the 170 weight class today. Kaleel said that going into the tournament, the team’s goal was for everyone to wrestle as hard as they could, which […]

Wrestlers advance to second day of tournament

Wrestlers advance to second day of tournament

Two wrestlers will continue to the second day of the Santa Ynez Tournament after a strong meet Jan. 12. Team captain Calvin Kaleel ’18 advanced in the 132 weight class by winning four matches and losing one and Daniel Guerrero ’20 advanced in the 170 weight class by winning one match and losing one. “I […]