Varsity The Hornets continued their dual schedule this week. The first was a conference clash at Morton on Thursday night. Great wins came from Alex Diaz and Derrick Singleton, while Nick Bortman, Josh Ririe and Elijah Banks competed very well in close losses. The highlight of the night, however, can in the last match of the night. Senior Hector Quintero wrestled up a weight class from his usual 145 spot and earned a thrilling 5-4 victory at 152!
On Saturday, the Hornets traveled to Glenbard West to participate in a quad meet against the host team, Naperville North and Andrew. Although being short-handed and giving up a number of forfeit points, the team represented themselves well. Jeremiah Kinsey, Jacob Dahleh and Elijah Banks all earned 2-1 records on the day! The coaching staff was very proud of Derrick Singleton and Alex Diaz, both of whom wrestled very competitive matches against great competition! The Hornets look forward to hosting Willowbrook for their first home conference dual this Thursday night! The varsity team will also compete in a 2-day tournament on Friday and Saturday at Hinsdale Central.
JV The JV team saw some tough competition on Thursday night against Morton. Calvin Czapko won an intense overtime match early in the dual, other great efforts came from Nick Sarangay and Tyler Hill. On Saturday, the JV team traveled to Chicago Hope Academy where they competed in a round-robin style tournament. Each wrestler got three matches within their pool and was awarded a place based on their record. Kailor Rogers-Nichols and Anthony Flores both went undefeated to earn 1st place finishes, while Nick Sarangay and Patrick O’Malley both earned 2nd place awards!
Freshmen The freshmen team was competitive from top to bottom on Thursday night! They saw big wins from Glen Hogan, Alex Gonzalez, Victor Sanchez and Umair Arshad. Great effort was given by Tim Nixon, Hari Mohil, and Anthony Nicosia despite losses.
Week of November 27th
Varsity The varsity team competed twice in their second week, traveling for a dual at Hinsdale Central and hosting the Matozzi Invite. In the dual against Central, the Hornet wrestled tremendously well across all weights! The team won 5 of the 9 bouts, and 4 of those 5 came by fall. Josh Ririe, Derrick Singleton, Max Cilek, and Alex Diaz all earned wins by fall. Jacob Dahleh earned a hard-fought decision while Easa Aristizabal and Steve Farina wrestled well in losses. At the Matozzi Invite, the Hornets entered 11 wrestlers and finished 5h in the team standings. Sophomore Jeremiah Kinsey led the team with a 2nd place finish, pinning his way into the finals before losing a hard-fought 1st place match. Josh Ririe, Jacob Dahleh, and Alex Diaz all earned 3rd place finishes to boost the team points. Max Cilek and Nick Bortman competed especially well in each of their matches despite their final record. The wrestling team looks forward to another busy week as they will travel to their first conference dual of the season next Thursday (7th) at Morton. They will then compete in a quad dual meet at Glenbard West on Saturday.
JV The JV team also competed against Hinsdale Central, earning a 21-15 matchup win. Key victories came from Nick Borthman, Calvin Czapko, Jesse Carrillo, and Erik Nauckunas. The JV team also traveled to Hinsdale Central on Saturday for an invitational. Kevin Krukowski, Jesse Carrillo, and Erik Nauckunas all finished the day with 1-1 records. Coaches were proud of the efforts of Nick Sarangay and Calvin Czapko who competed well despite leaving without a victory.
Freshmen The freshmen team wrestled an exciting dual against Hinsdale Central! The teams traded wins throughout while wrestlers on both teams gave tremendous effort. Notable wins for the Hornets can from Hari Mohil, Umair Arshad, Glen Hogan, and Victor Sanchez. Great efforts were given by Tim Nixon, Myron Houltram, and Anthony Nicosia. On Saturday, the freshmen team traveled to an invitational at Andrew High School. Aiden McGivney, Hari Mohil, Myron Houltram, Glen Hogan, and Victor Sanchez were all rewarded with multiple wins and good finishes. Tim Nixon, Alex Gonzalez and Anthony Nicosia continue to give great effort and improve every day!
Week of November 20th
Varsity The varsity Hornet wrestling team began its 2017-18 season at Lake Forest on Wednesday with a dual tri against Lake Forest and Grayslake North. Both duals ended in defeat for the Hornet, despite the fact that they competed tremendously well. Derrick Singleton, Easa Aristizabal, and Jacob Dahleh all finished the day with a 2-0 record to start their season! Elijah Banks, Steve Farina, and Alex Diaz all added big wins as the team competed a few weights short of a full lineup. The Hornets now have a full week of practice to prepare for a dual at district opponent Hinsdale Central on Nov. 30th! The team looks forward to improving their skill and conditioning everyday in practice!
JV The JV wrestling team traveled with the varsity to Lake Forest to compete in a matchup dual with the host team and Grayslake North. The small group of wrestlers competed well, with Jeremiah Kinsey setting the pace as he powered to a 2-0 record on the day.
In their second competition of the week, the JV team traveled to wrestle Highland Park and Downers Grove North in a tri. Kailor Rogers came out on top in two hard-fought matches to finish the day at 2-0. Also, first year wrestler Nick Bortman began his season very well with two tough matches, splitting 1-1.
Freshmen The Hornet freshmen wrestling team was excited to begin their competitive season on Saturday at Bolingbrook with duals against the host team and Prospect. In their first dual against Prospect, the team saw wins from Hari Mohil, Anthony Nicosia, Glen Hogan, and Victor Sanchez. The second dual saw Hogan finish his day 2-0 with a come-from-behind win, and a number of hard-fought losses from his teammates. The freshmen team is looking forward to adding a few more athletes to the lineup this week, and they are excited to compete against Hinsdale Central next Thursday!
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