February 15, 2011 > Newark strong at NCS
Newark strong at NCS
Submitted By Tim Hess
Congratulations to the Newark Memorial High School Lady Cougar wrestling team for placing second out of 37 teams at the North Coast Section Wrestling championships held at Newark Memorial on Saturday, Feb. 12.
Leading the Lady Cougars were champions Lisa Tran and Katie Burdick. Melanie Silva, Erica Contreras and Mikka Anderson placed second in their respective weight classes. Lilian DeAnda (8th) and Sarina Silva (7th) also placed for the Cougars.
In addition to Newark's success, Irvington High finished in 11th; James Logan High took 14th; Washington High finished 23rd; Mission San Jose got 26th; American High took 29th; and John F. Kennedy High rounded out MVAL teams at 36th. The top four in each weight class qualify for the CIF State Girls Wrestling Championships at Lemoore High on Feb. 25 and 26.