Lowell wrestlers top Balboa 45-19

Kelvin Mai getting ready to assume top position

Kelvin Mai getting ready to assume top position

In our home opener against Balboa the Lowell wrestling team came out strong getting the better over Balboa 45-19 advancing to 2-0 in section competition.

Getting wins for Lowell were: Aldren Pasol (junior) win by fall at 113 lbs, Herman Zeng (sophomore) win by decision at 126 lbs, Kelvin Mai (senior) win by fall at 132 lbs, Pryor Vo (senior) win by fall at 138 lbs, and Rubin Girling (senior) win by fall at 170 lbs.

This Saturday will be a busy day for us as we will be sending eight wrestlers to the Chris Snowden Memorial varsity tournament at Sir Francis Drake HS; seven wrestlers to the Albany JV Invitational at Albany HS; and one wrestler to the Terra Nova Lady Tiger Wrestling Invitational at Terra Nova HS.

In the sport of wrestling, January is a grind month with section competitions every week and tournaments every Saturday. All this is in preparation for All-City at the end of February and the state championships at the beginning of March.