January 27, 2012 > Wrestling Results
Submitted By Tim Hess
The Newark Memorial HS Wrestling team placed third out of 42 teams at the 39th Annual Albany Invitational Wrestling Tournament. Leading the way for the Cougars:
Jake Smith (134) who placed first and won the Most Valuable Lightweight Award with three pins and a tech fall in the finals.
Victor Pereira (172) also took first, won the Most Valuable Upper Weight Award and finished with three pins and a tech fall in the final against the State's third ranked wrestler Dylan Morris from Redwood HS.
Jacob Pratt (140) had three pins and finished second. Anthony Rubio (154) went 4-1 and ended up in second place. He defeated the top ranked 154 pounder in the NCS (Jack Fausone of Casa Grande) in the semi finals.
Elmer Hamidy (287) took third and Trevor Hubby was fourth at 147 lbs.