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Wrestling puts forth a winning effort against Crespi

Alex Amster December 4, 2019

The wrestling team defeated Crespi by a score of 60-18, and this was the squad’s first league match of the season. This match is also memorable as it marks the first official win for head coach and program...

SURF-BOARDMAN: Paul Boardman ’21 grapples with an opponent from Crespi Carmelite High
School. Boardman advanced to the CIF Southern Section Championships in individuals this year.
Photo Credit: Zack Schwartz/Chronicle

Team struggles to overcome injuries

Zack Schwartz March 1, 2019

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...

Freshman Paul Boardman ’22 competes in the dual against Crespi High School on Dec. 5. The Wolverines lost 36-24 to the Celts at the dual. Currently, the squad is preparing for the league finals on Saturday and CIF Championships on Feb. 8.

Team seeks first place in league

Zack Schwartz January 30, 2019

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....

Four wrestlers advance to Mission League Finals

Caitlin Chung January 28, 2018

Four Varsity Wrestling players were named Mission League Finalists on Jan. 27.      Riley Ruiz ’20 was named Mission League Champion at 126, Kanoa Young ’21 got second place at 152,...

Justin Butler '19 takes down an opponent.

Wrestlers lose to Bishop Amat despite strong individual performances

Keila Mccabe January 23, 2018

Three wrestlers won their duals despite a team loss to Bishop Amat. The team forfeited multiple matches due to a lack of members in certain weight groups, but the participating wrestlers put up a strong...

Justin Butler ’19 locks down his Chaminade opponent from behind.

Wrestling motivated after cancellations

William Seymour January 10, 2018

In spite of a close 39-31 loss to Chaminade in its first Mission League match, multiple injuries and the cancelllation of multiple meets, the wrestling team has lofty goals for the season. To achieve them,...

Wrestling finishes strong first meet

Keila Mccabe December 3, 2017

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...

Wrestling squad sends six members to the CIF playoffs

Sam McCabe February 17, 2017

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...

Squad emerges victorious from first away league match

Dario Madyoon January 25, 2017

The Wolverine wrestling team defeated Crespi by a score of 33-12. Russell Davis '17 won by decision, and Justin Butler '19 won through a pin. A photo posted by Harvard-Westlake Athletics (@hwathletics)...

Squad looks to improve skills and advance to the playoffs

Sam McCabe January 17, 2017

Despite a 30-27 loss to Chaminade in their first Mission League match, the wrestling team remains optimistic due to multiple individual victories. Russell Davis ’17 and Jake Kelly ’20 both won by...

Ryan Ruiz '16 bears down on an Alemany opponent in the Wolverines' 69-5 loss on Jan. 13.  Credit: Pavan Tauh/ Chronicle

Ryan Ruiz ’16 wins Mission League (video)

Joe Levin February 10, 2016

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...

Wrestling has high hopes for season

Cameron Stine November 22, 2015

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...

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