Lowell competed in the Bill Martell Invitational at Northgate HS in Walnut Creek on Saturday, Dec. 21.
Thirty-three high schools from the Sac-Joaquin, Central Coast, North Coast, and Northern sections competed. Out of those Thirty-three schools, Lowell took 3rd place in two weight classes.
Sasha Gonzales – 113 lbs
Going 4-1 in the tournament and placing 3rd place at 113 lbs was junior, Sasha Gonzales.
Sasha’s only loss was a hard semi-final match against the eventual tournament champion from the tough Sac-Joaquin section. Never the less, he was able to battle is way to 3rd place in consolation with a very impressive takedown performance. Sasha advances his record to 11-2 on the season.
Pryor Vo – 132 lbs
Going 4-1 and also taking 3rd place was senior, Pryor Vo (team captain). Pryor won some hard fought matches against tough opponents losing only his semi-final match. He fought back for 3rd place in consolation with a dominating performance against his opponents.
Next up for Lowell is the Pittsburg Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 28. We will be sending both varsity and JV wrestlers to this tournament.