Three finalists, four medalists, and one OW for the Bulldogs at Sactown Showdown

A last minute entry for the Tracy bulldogs at the West Campus (Sacramento) varsity tournament saw six wrestlers compete against mostly Sacramento area wrestling teams and came away with four medals.

Consolation champion (7th place) for Conner Lanthier.

Second place finish for Alex Gougousis.

Second place finish for Jonathon Uhl

First place for Eli Blackwell

Outstanding wrestler award given to Eli Blackwell.

Eli Blackwell with his most outstanding wrestler award for the Sactown Showdown tournament

Tracy Junior is Champion at Lou Bronzan

Tracy High’s Eli Blackwell was the champion at 132lb weight class at the 2-day varsity Lou Bronzan tournament at Liberty High School in Brentwood, CA. The following is the Tracy Press coverage of that event. In addition to Eli, freshman Anthony Nunes finished with a 5th place medal.

http://www.goldenstatenewspapers.com/tracy_press/sports/wrestling-tracy-junior-takes-gold-at-bronzan-tournament/article_9ca96fec-0a72-11e9-b959-e37e1ed44ab4.html

How wrestling can benefit youth football players

We have posted links to articles in the past that espoused the great benefit wrestling is to athletes who participate in other sports. Football is a commonly linked sport. The article linked below is another great example of how one family was given advice for their middle-school aged son to get involved in wrestling as it would have direct impact on skills necessary to develop into a good football player.

Article linked here to usafootball.com

Tracy Press Coverage of Rod Gaines Varsity Tournament

The Tracy Press covered the recent Rod Gaines varsity tournament. The team took sixth place of more than twenty schools even though Tracy  was handicapped without a full lineup in the team race.  Five medalists from Tracy include two freshmen, Anthony Nunes and Jason Matta. Both freshmen have prior wrestling experience in the Tracy wrestling club and are looking to solidify a permanent spot in the varsity lineup, an honor for freshmen.

Tracy Press story here

League Competition Starts Early for 2018-19 Season

The Tracy High wrestling team will begin league dual meet competition earlier this year. Typically the league season is prefaced by a holiday  schedule to prepare for league meets. The TCAL has scheduled half the season prior to the holiday school break. First up will be Tracy traveling to Lodi to face Tokay High School on December 6th with varsity competition at 7pm with JV and girls matches earlier in the evening.