Congratulations Coach Zach

Congratulations to Tracy High School wrestling coach Zach Blackwell  graduating from the SRTCJC (Police Academy). His class had the highest academic score in the state and third best score overall.  After more than five months of rigorous training, he will be protecting the streets of a very lucky California town.

2018 Summer Practice Schedule

If you plan on wrestling at Tracy High for the 2018-19 season, plan on attending as many summer practices as possible.

Be sure to monitor the GroupMe communications for any last minute changes.

June:  After the CA-USAW Greco tournament, enjoy your summer if you have not qualified for national competition. National competitors will continue training.

July:  Every Wednesday and Friday except July 4th and the third week of July for nationals.

7/4 – Happy 4th!
7/6 – THS
7/11 – THS
7/13 – THS
7/18 – No practice  (Fargo)
7/20 – No practice (Fargo)
7/25 – Match Night (at AWA Turlock $5)
7/26 – THS
7/27 – THS
For those qualified for the RTC:
7/2 – California RTC
7/3 – California RTC
7/5 – California RTC
7/9 – California RTC
7/10 – California RTC
7/12 – California RTC
7/16 – No practice (Fargo)
7/17 – No practice (Fargo)
7/19 – No practice (Fargo)
7/23 – California RTC
7/24 – California RTC
7/30 – California RTC
7/31 – California RTC

August:

8/1 – THS
8/2 – California RTC
8/3 to 8/4 – Mike Mal Clinic (Las Lomas HS $70)
8/6 – California RTC
8/7 – California RTC
8/8 – AWA
8/9 – California RTC
8/10 – THS
8/13 – California RTC
8/14 – California RTC
8/15 – THS
8/16 – California RTC
8/17 – California RTC

Cali-Elite Practices:

Free for Fargo qualifiers, just $25 for all others. Train with the state’s best. Pool rides, talk to your coaches.

5/12 – Clovis North
5/27 – El Dorado Hills
6/11 – TMWC (San Marino HS)
6/16 – Alliance Wrestling (Turlock)
6/23 – Palo Alto High
6/25 – Fremon High (Sunnyvale)
6/26-6/29 – Fargo camp @ Fresno State
7/7 – Cal State Bakersfield
7/9-7/11 – Fargo mini camp @ Balboa CA
7/9-7/11 – Fargo mini camp @ Rancho Bernardo

Two Bulldog Wrestlers Make All Star SJ Team

Tracy High Senior Sammo Blackwell and sophomore Eli Blackwell are both selected for the San Joaquin Wrestling Association duals team. An all star team representing high schools from Lodi to the north through Merced to the south. Sammo will wrestle at 154 pounds and Eli at 128 pounds.

Also making the all star team from the area is Ricky Lopez of West High (a Bulldog his freshman and sophomore years) that will wrestle at 102 pounds.

The three will be joined by about 20 other wrestlers from the area as a team against the best wrestlers grouped in respective teams at the CA state association duals this weekend.

The team will be coached by another THS Bulldog as in the Turlock High Bulldogs coach and 2x California high school state champion Lewis Gonzalez.

Danae Marie Dias “True Grit” Wrestling Scholarship

Seniors Sammo Blackwell and Brock McCarty were recipients of the 2018 scholarship named in memoriam of Danae Marie Dias who was a Tracy High wrestling fan, statistician (mat maid) and Tracy High student class of 1987.

The scholarship is for the senior scholar-athlete wrestler who has “True Grit” – a leader on  and off the mat.

Tracy High has a freestyle state medalist

Tracy High’s Eli Blackwell is the first Tracy High state medalist in freestyle at the Junior division level in this decade since his older brother and current coach was a dual Freestyle and Greco state medalist. Competes next week at the US Open in Las Vegas.

TCAL All-league

Congratulations to all of this year’s wresting TCAL All-league selections:

  • Eli Blackwell, Champion
  • Sammo Blackwell, Champion
  • Brock McCarty, Champion
  • Riley Revino, Finalist
  • Nikki Gallegos, Finalist