Lowell Defeats Balboa 50-12

In between periods, Sanchez O'Leary checks for direction.

In between periods, Sanchez O’Leary checks for direction.

In its home opener section dual, Lowell Wrestling defeated Balboa 50-12 Monday evening.

Coming off section road wins against Lincoln (66-12) on Jan. 5 and June Jordan (54-9) on Jan. 7, Lowell had its first home section dual of the season against Balboa Monday, Jan. 11 winning by a comfortable margin and bringing our section record to 3-0.

Although there were some holes in the line-ups causing some forfeits, eight matches were wrestled with Lowell winning six of those eight. Our match wins consisted of four pins and two major decisions.

Getting wins for Lowell were Chris O’Neill (junior, 106) with a win by forfeit; Marco Kwan (junior, 120) with a win by 15-2 major decision; Nick Woo (junior, 126) with a 10-0 major decision; Asa Jungreis (senior, 138) with win by 2nd period pin; Sanchez O’Leary (soph, 152) with win by 2nd period pin, Andy Jiang (senior, 160) with a win by forfeit; John Cedrick Dente (senior, 182) with a pin in 55 seconds; Kevin Nguyen (senior, 195) with a 2nd period pin; and Chris Fong (senior, 220) with a forfeit.

Out next competition will be another home dual this Thursday against SF International this Thursday, 5pm in the Lowell gym.