December 17, 2008 > Lady Cougars take third
Lady Cougars take third
Submitted By Timothy Hess
Newark Memorial Lady Cougar wrestling team placed third at the Roger Briones Girls Wrestling Invitational at San Leandro High on Saturday, Dec. 13.
The Cougars were led by junior Alyssa Hess, who placed first at 154 pounds. Alyssa defeated Alex Holt from Albany High in the final, 10-3.
Sophomore Katie Burdick was the runner-up at 165; junior Laura Choate won a major decision (11-1) in the third-place match at 126 pounds; Paige Natividad, a first year wrestler, placed fourth at 98 lbs.; and freshman Lisa Tran (98 lbs.) and senior Justine Sanchez (146lbs) finished in 5th place respectively.