The Padre wrestling team hosted the St. Francis Lancers last night and came away with victories on Varsity, JV and Freshman Levels. Varsity improved their WCAL Dual meet record to 2-1 while the JV and Freshman remained unbeaten at 3-0.
Junior Sepher Pazoki (108) received a forfeit to start the dual. Sophomore Kyle Shum lost a major decision at 115. Junior Marco Hernandez had the first pin of many for the Padres at 122. Junior Kyle Wilson wrestling up at 126 lost but battled tough. Serra forfeited the next 2 weight classes 132 &138 and Junior Nick Smith 145 lost by pin to #4 CCS Ranked Albert Lujan and the Lancers were on a 25-6 run and now led 25-12. Freshman Montez Davis won by forfeit at 152. Senior Erik Clark started a pinning surge for the Padres at 162 followed by pins for Juniors Jaylyn Membreno (170), Kenny Meitz (182) and Dominick Christmas (195) which sealed the victory for the Padres. Senior Felix Aberoutte lost to #4 CCS Ranked Bobby Kresge and Senior Joey D’Agostino finished the Padre scoring with a decision which made the final team score 45-28. JV won their dual 27-3 and Freshman won 30-27.
The Padres take a break this weekend but will resume WCAL action on Tuesday versus Valley Christian next Tuesday in San Jose. Thursday January 29 Serra will host their last home match in the Serra Pit versus Sacred Heart Cathedral on Senior Night. Please come out and support the Seniors. Freshman begin at 5pm followed by JV and Varsity. GO PADRES!!!
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