All eyes were focused on Calvary Chapel’s Thomas brothers as they attempted to end their high school wrestling careers by winning state titles.
It had been their top goal entering their senior ... Full story
By the time Justin and Jeremy Thomas entered high school, their trophy case was already overflowing with wrestling awards earned at meets across the country.
They won national titles, were Folkstyle State champions and captured Reno National titles.... Full story
Having potential is one thing.
Living up to the potential is always the greatest challenge facing a team at the start of the season.
“I thought we had the potential to do well once we got everybody in the lineup and got them to the weights th... Full story
The Register’s All-County boys wrestling first team.
Justin Thomas, Calvary Chapel, Sr. (160)
Jeremy Thomas, Calvary Chapel, Sr. (170)
The Register’s co-wrestlers of the year.
Servite, Fr., 106
Polanco wa... Full story
The Register’s All-County boys wrestling second team.
106 pounds: Ethan Gould, Esperanza, Fr.
113 pounds: Luciano Arroyo, Calvary Chapel, Fr.
120 pounds: Elijah Palacio, Calvary Chapel, So.
126 pounds: Ryan Gutierrez, Brea Oli... Full story
Gabby Garcia comes from a wrestling family, or, as she is quick to point out, a Valencia wrestling family.
Garcia’s two older brothers, Ryan and Robert, wrestled for Valencia. Her father also attended the school.
She was introduced to the spo... Full story
BAKERSFIELD – It was the perfect and sweetest ending for Calvary Chapel’s brother duo of Justin and Jeremy Thomas. Justin Thomas (160) needed a late takedown as time expired in the third period to force overtime in his 160-pound final mat... Full story
BAKERSFIELD – A loss in the finals of last week’s CIF-SS Masters Meet provided Calvary Chapel’s Jeremy Thomas with all of the motivation he needed. Thomas suffered a narrow defeat to Palm Desert’s Anthony Mantanona in the 170-... Full story
We made it to the end of the first day.
Team Scores after Day 1
1. Buchanan 147; 2. Clovis 133.5; 3. Poway 81; 4. Gilroy 73; 5. Selma 59.5; 6. Northview 59;
7. Calvary Chapel 57.5; 8. De La Salle 56; 9. Bakersfield 53; 10. Vacaville 53
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BAKERSFIELD – The CIF State office released a statement Thursday saying that this weekend’s state wrestling tournament will proceed. Wrestling begins at 9 a.m. Friday at the Rabobank Arena.
The statement came after the parents of Blake F... Full story
ONTARIO – For the second consecutive week, the Calvary Chapel wrestling team turned in a strong second-day performance to close out a tournament.
Last week, Calvary Chapel started the second day in fifth place in the team standings, but rallie... Full story