Wrestling Acalanes vs Campo Jan 10
Acalanes vs Campo
On Wednesday January 10 the Acalanes Wrestling Team started DAL League competition with a dual meet against Campolindo High School. Both the JV and the Varsity won their dual meets against a very strong Campolindo Team in two very close meets. A dual meet is where two teams compete against one another and only one wrestler in each of the 14 weight classes may compete. In the Varsity match both Acalanes and Campo won seven of the 14 matches but Acalanes prevailed on “Bonus” points. Bonus points are awarded for major decisions, technical decisions, and Falls. Five Acalanes wrestlers scored Falls (where you pin your opponent) which gave Acalanes the victory. Ed Gray, Jeremy Ridge, Andrew Zimmer, Issac Douglas, and Togy Batkhuu all scored Falls against their opponents. Tyler Sverak and Addison Early also won their matches securing the 36-34 victory.
The East Bay Bay Times also named Jeremy Ridge Athlete of the Week on January 11.
“Jeremy Ridge, Acalanes
Weight Class: 152 pounds
Was named the most outstanding wrestler at the Lou Bronzan Invitational after he took first in his weight class. Five days after that triumph, Ridge finished first in the 152 pound division at the Pat Lovell Holiday Classic in Aptos, running his records to 14-0. In the final at the Lovell Classic, Ridge edge Nicholas Bossert of Las Lomas 4-3”