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Grappling with success

Edgar Mendoza

December 20, 2019

Having just emerged from the Southern California Regional Championship in first place , the Cerritos College wrestling team attributes much of their success to the coaching they receive as well as their team dynamic .In regards to their success, sophomore team captain Angel Verduzco says "a lot of it is in the coaching, I came to Cerritos for the c...

Wrestling locks in fall season

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018

Following the 24-19 win against Mt. San Antonio on Oct. 31, the Falcons wrestling team managed to finish the conference season undefeated. The Falcons' are currently ranked No. 2 in the state with an 11-0 overall record. On Oct. 13, Falcons' wrestling completed the three peat and acquired the Southern California Team Dual Championship. The...

Head coach Don Garriott showing the team what technique to practice next. Garriott is training his team hard for better outcomes. Photo credit: Carlos Ruiz

Falcons’ wrestling confident for state championship win

August 21, 2018

The Falcon wrestlers are training hard heading into the new season on the hunt for glory. Head coach Don Garriott has led the...

Falcons’ wrestling team walks out Mt. San Antonio 3-1

David Jenkins

September 21, 2017

The Falcons' wrestling team came out of the Mt. San Antonio Duels with three wins and one loss. Facing off against three schools and an extra team filed with wrestlers from those three schools due to one team not showing up to the duals. Falcons completely dominated against Santa Ana with a score of 42-4. Then the Falcons went up against the extra te...

The 175-pound sophomore Blake Vasquez out-wrestling his opponent from Bakersfield. Vasquez won this match due to a forfeit. Photo credit: David Jenkins

Falcon’s wrestling team dominate at the Bakersfield dual with 3-0

September 12, 2017

The Falcon's wrestling team come out with victories in the very first competition of the season on Saturday, with a score of 3-0. Walking...

Wrestling claims Southern California Regional Championship

David Jenkins

December 7, 2016

As the Cerritos Falcons wrestling team obtained the Southern California Champions over the weekend, they look towards the upcoming weekend, in which CCCAA State Championships will take place.Due to their win, 11 wrestlers from the team will advance to CCCAA.The 11 being:Norberto BuenrostroRichard PocockDylan MorenoDavid Van WeemsKevin JamesWyatt GerlBlak...

Wrestling captures Team Dual State Championship crown

David Jenkins

November 23, 2016

The Cerritos College wrestling team obtained the CCCAA Team Dual State Championship over the past weekend in Fresno City.The team started off to a rough start losing its first three matches. However, it was able to win six out of the 10 matches that occurred. The championship took place Sunday, Nov. 20.With 133-pound Anthony Vargas still out of act...

Wrestling continue momentum from early on

David Jenkins

November 21, 2016

The Cerritos College wrestling team came out slightly on top against colleges outside California in the Simpson College dual. Competing against the following three teams:Southwest Oregon CollegeGrays Harbor (WA) CollegeClackamas (OR) CollegeThe Falcons went on to defeat Southwest and Grays Harbor but ended up losing to Clackamas.Head coach Don Garriot...

Freshman Kenneth Kirk (blue) went on to defeated M. SAC wrestler Omar Nava on Wednesday, Nov 2. Kirk pinned Nava in just 1:27   minutes.

Cerritos wrestling clinches Southwest Conference title

November 6, 2016

The Cerritos Falcons wrestling team earn clinched the Southwest Conference title Wednesday, Nov. 2. The Falcons walked out...

Falcon’s wrestling team shuts down Rio Hondo College

David Jenkins

October 31, 2016

The Falcons wrestling team continues to dominate this season with 48-0 home victory over the Rio Hondo Roadrunners on Wednesday, Oct. 26. As the team moves closer to state, it looks forward to compete agaisnt Mt. SAC and gain another dominating win.Coach Don Garriott was happy with the results of the event but didn't think the team's conditioning was...

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