Jeremy Ridge went 3-1 at the State Championships to advance to the second day of the competition. He is one of 16 wrestlers left in his weight class. Jeremy recorded the first win by an Acalanes Wrestler at the CIF Tournament. The California state wrestling tournament is widely considered the toughest in the country. It draws 560 wrestlers across 14 weight classes from a pool of over 27,000 competitors from over 900 schools.
It was close throughout the entire game as the girls basketball team did not secure their first lead until the 4th quarter in the NCS semifinals at Montgomery HS. Unfortunately, their opponent launched a late rally to over take the Dons 53-50. Next week, they begin CIF NorCal playoff first round action on Wednesday.
played well against another perennial EBAL power falling to Amador Valley HS.
battled to a 0-0 tie with Montgomery HS through regulation and the first overtime in the NCS Championship game. With seconds left in the second overtime they pushed across the winning goal and they are the NCS Champions.
Acalanes wins NCS Div II Championship Click on image to buy game photos
continues to enjoy success at the NCS Championships as Jeremy Ridge placed 3rd and qualified for the CIF State Championships. Tai White placed 5th and Axel Jurgens placed 7th.
was defeated by Monte Vista HS at 1:00.
In Monday’s action…
has a match at San Ramon Valley HS at 3:30.
has a match against Alhambra HS at Franklin Canyon GC at 3:00.
The wrestling team competed at the North Coast Championships this weekend at James Logan High School. The team had the best NCS tournament in it’s history. Acalanes finished with three medalists, the most ever, and the second State Qualifier in the wrestling teams history.
All four Acalanes Wrestlers made day two of the tournament. Ben Ross went 3-2 at 140. Axel Jurgens placed 7th at 162, Tai White placed 5th at 134, and Jeremy Ridge placed 3rd at 147 and qualified for the State tournament. Jeremy will represent Acalanes next weekend in Bakersfield.
Wrestling is different from the other sports. There is only one division in NCS and CIF that all 900 schools participate in. The California state tournament is recognized as the toughest in America and represents the best wrestlers in California all competing for 14 state championships, 1 champion in each of the 14 weight classes.