Two Warriors move on to Masters

Dylan Adams is declared the winner against his opponent from West Valley High School. At the CIF Masters Tournament on Saturday, February 16.

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The Warriors wrestlers competed in the Masters Tournament on Friday, Feb. 15 and Saturday, Feb. 16, the girls at Lincoln High School of Stockton, and the boys at Redding High School. Although the wrestling team has only four members, three competed. To move on to the State Competition the Warriors would have to place in the top two of their weight class.

Kendrick Borchard went to the masters tournament, and wrestled in the 160 weight class. Borchard beat a wrestler from West Valley High School and took Fifth place. Wrestling in six matches Borchard won four and lost two. 

Dylan Adams finished the regional championship as an alternate for the masters. An unforeseen event happened to a wrestler in the 195 weight class and Adams was able to attend the masters tournament. Adams wrestled in the 195 weight class and competed in three matches, he won one and lost two.

“Dylan is just a sophomore in the weight class. He fought hard and learned a lot,” said Coach Andy Gomez. Gomez continued to say, “Our goal was to get a win at masters, but NSCIF only sends the top two to CIF STATE.”

Valeria Ceja Competed in the 143 weight and wrestled in three matches. Ceja’s record for the Masters Tournament was 2-1.  In her first match, Ceja competed against the wrestler that took third in the weight class. In her first match, Ceja was pinned at 3:34. In Ceja’s last match she was able to go into the third period and was pinned at 4:41.

This week on February 21-23, will be the CIF State Finals. The Warriors fought hard but did not place high enough in their weight classes. The Masters Tournament will conclude the wrestling season for the Warriors.


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