This year in Cerritos Sports

This year in Cerritos Sports

Terrel Emerson
May 10, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Waterpolo, Women's Sports, Wrestling

Keeping up with tradition of years past, Cerritos College continues to be a constant competitor in athletics. This year, Cerritos College produced four state championships and 14 conference titles, with three more teams fighting in the state playoffs. For the fourth consecutive season, women’s... Read more »

Wrestling gets two-peat victory in So Cal regional

Wrestling gets two-peat victory in So Cal regional

Toni Reveles
December 8, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team is now back-to-back SoCal Champions. At the Southern California Regional Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 5 the wrestling team came up big as they placed first for the second consecutive year. With its total number of points being 173, beating second place Mt. San Antonio College... Read more »

Wrestling team pries victory from Palomar

Wrestling team pries victory from Palomar

Gustavo Lopez, Online Editor
November 11, 2015
Filed under Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

sfvThe Palomar Comets put up a brave fight, but ultimately the Cerritos College Falcons wrestled the victory from Palomar, winning 33-12. Having lost a previous match against Palomar, head coach Don Garriot said, "We lost to this team about three weeks ago, in the southern regional duals. We had to... Read more »

Wrestling team dominates at championships

Toni Reveles
October 20, 2015
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

During the Southern California Team Duel Championships, Cerritos' wrestling team won three of its four matches. The first match they played was against East Los Angeles College were the team won by a whopping 51-0. Sophomore Jesse Gomez, who has won all of his matches, said "We shut them out [... Read more »

Wrestling places fourth at West Hills

Sam Luevano
October 6, 2015
Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

Head Coach Don Garriot on Sept.26 led the Cerritos College wrestling team to fourth place at the West Hills Tournament with 115 team points. “Competitions are really good for us to gauge where we are in the season,” Garriot said. With a few injured players as a result of the tournament matc... Read more »

Wrestling team performs well in Bakersfield Duals

Toni Reveles
September 15, 2015
Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

The wrestling team opened up its season last Saturday at the Bakersfield Duals. Last week, the team played against four colleges at the Bakersfield Dual. First team they played  against was West Hills-Lemoore College and won 35-13. The second team they faced the team struggled against Cuesta College losing 18-33. Cerritos bou... Read more »

Cerritos Wrestling team prepare for competition

Cerritos Wrestling team prepare for competition

Rob Flores
September 8, 2015
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The season opener for the Cerritos College wrestling team will take place at the Bakersfield Duals on Saturday Sept. 12th. Criminal justice major Oscar Martinez said, "This is my second year on the team I want to compete, but for now I can't so I'm focused on cutting weight." He added, "I am determined... Read more »

Robert Chism accepts scholarship to Lindenwood University

Robert Chism accepts scholarship to Lindenwood University

Alexander Naveja
February 25, 2015
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Robert Chism flew to Lindenwood University in St. Louis, Missouri, as he accepted a full-ride scholarship for wrestling and signed on Jan. 17. He arrived and started school on Jan. 24.“It feels amazing, it’s what I’ve been working for since sports came into my life,” Chism said.... Read more »

Despite initial start Kirk stays humbled

Monica Gallardo, Sports Copy Editor
November 20, 2014
Filed under Features, Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

Standout athletes usually dedicate their life to a sport at an early age, learning the basics and mastering them throughout the years. That is not the case for Cerritos College wrestler Dustin Kirk. “Honestly, I had no idea what wrestling was my freshman year of high school. I started wrestling... Read more »

Wrestling takes down ELAC in non-conference match

Alexander Naveja, Associate Sports Editor
October 31, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Wrestling

Jesse Gomez and Max Kumashiro leads the wrestling team to their 11th win of season on Oct. 30 against East Los Angeles College. The Falcons would win with a final score of 34-14. Francisco Noyola, 125-pound weight class, set the tempo for the team with a pin and Dustin Kirk would continue the momentum... Read more »