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 […]

Injuries hinder team’s success

The boys’ wrestling team remains optimistic about its young core despite dropping itson Dec. 5 Kanoa Young ’21, in addition to losing two strong players from last years squad. An inexperienced young group of freshman leading the way for this yearstill feels good about the team’s future. “They’re working hard,”   “The freshmen are doing well with the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wrestler Calvin Kaleel ’18 keeps moving forward

Wrestler Calvin Kaleel ’18 keeps moving forward

Before a wrestling match, Calvin Kaleel ’18 exercises to stay warm and energized. He jogs, or he goes on his feet and his head to strengthen his neck muscles. “[My coach] tells me he wants me to wrestle the first match before I even start,” Kaleel said. Kaleel has been wrestling on the Varsity team […]

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 […]