El Estoque

Wrestling Revolution

Wrestling Revolution

Amrutha Dorai

March 12, 2012

The match was almost over by the time junior Matt Merkhofer was up. He was the last wrestler left waiting in the wings, and it was late in the meet. The audience was restless, fidgety.He shook hands with his opponent, and, at the referee’s whistle, launched into his offense. Merkhofer ja...

Wrestling team met with mixed results at CCS

Wrestling team met with mixed results at CCS

Amrutha Dorai

March 2, 2012

Initially, the varsity wrestling team qualified 11 members for CCS. However, only six were able to compete. Personal circumstances beyond their control, including injuries and weight limit issues, prevented five wrestlers from competing. The six who competed —  freshman Audie Batsford, juni...

Wrestling: 46-23 victory at Senior Night vs. Homestead

Wrestling: 46-23 victory at Senior Night vs. Homestead

Howard Lee

February 12, 2012

Wrestling’s last dual meet provided a fitting end to one of the finest seasons the team has ever had. Its 46-23 victory against Homestead on Feb. 9 brought the season record up to an undefeated 6-0. The match itself showcased the talents of the wrestlers, three of them seniors who were celebrated during th...