February 28, 2012 > Newark Wrestling finishes strong at NCS Championships
Newark Wrestling finishes strong at NCS Championships
Submitted By Tim Hess, Photo by Mike Heightchew
Newark Memorial High School (NMHS) grapplers finished in sixth place out of over 80 teams at the North Coast Section Wrestling Championships held at NMHS last weekend.
The Cougars were led by three-time NCS Champ 160 lb Victor Pereira. Jake Smith (126) placed second and Jacob Pratt (138) finished in fourth. All three will be representing NMHS at the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield March 2-3. Trevor Hubby (145) also wrestled very well and placed fifth.
Lady Cougar wrestler Erica Contreras had an impressive showing at the CIF State Girls Wrestling Tournament placing fourth at 154 lbs. Congratulations to Erica and Coach Choate.
A special congratulations to NMHS Athletic Director Rich Swift who was named 2012 North Coast Section Wrestling Honor Coach for his outstanding contribution to high school wrestling.
Thank you to the many faithful and hard working volunteers who made this event such a huge success.