Wrestling finishes strong first meet

Wrestling had a promising first match with wrestlers placing high in each weight group. Liam Douglass ’18 took first place 2-0 at 285 pounds, Riley Ruiz ’20 placed second 3-1 at 126 pounds and Kanoa Young ’21 took third place 3-1 at 152 pounds. Ruiz said his high placement has made him reconsider his role […]

Wrestling squad sends six members to the CIF playoffs

The wrestling team concluded their regular season with the Mission League Finals at Alemany Jan. 28, advancing six wrestlers to CIFs. Justin Butler ’19 advanced as the champion of the under 152 pound division. Russell Davis ’17 advanced as the second place finisher under 138 pounds. Riley Ruiz ’20 under 120, Calvin Kaleel ’18 under […]

Ryan Ruiz ’16 wins Mission League (video)

Ryan Ruiz ’16 wins Mission League (video)

It’s the Mission League finals, and Ryan Ruiz ’16 is doing everything he can to hold down his Bishop Amat opponent. He leads 5-4.  If he can hold down his opponent for just one minute, he will become the 132-pound weight class Mission League Champion. With every passing second, Ruiz gets more tired. The Bishop […]

Wrestling has high hopes for season

The Wolverine wrestling team has no room for bickering between teammates. If there is a problem, it can be settled on the mat, but the disagreement ends there. That’s probably a good thing considering the Wolverines only have five wrestlers this year. A combination of losing wrestlers to graduation, other sports and other schools, the […]