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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...

A Look Into Wrestling

December 15, 2014

Dustin Kirk talks about wrestling. Head Coach Don Garriott gives insight, as well.

Despite initial start Kirk stays humbled

Monica Gallardo, Sports Copy Editor

November 20, 2014

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 around sophomore year and I didn’t really get...

Wrestling takes down ELAC in non-conference match

Alexander Naveja, Associate Sports Editor

October 31, 2014

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 by pinning his next opponent as well. Noyola...

Wrestling rebounds from loss to Mt. SAC

Alexander Naveja, Associate Sports Editor

October 24, 2014

The wrestling team got its revenge on the team that gave it its first loss of the season, Mt. San Antonio College, on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The team suffered its first loss against Mt. SAC on Saturday, Oct. 18, in a tournament with a two-point deficit; but that Wednesday, the team would go on to win with a final score of 26-13. Feelings were strong...

Wrestling pinned for first loss of season

Alexander Naveja, Associate Sports Editor

October 22, 2014

The wrestling team participated in the Southern California Regional Dual Team Championships on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 9 a.m. at the Cerritos College Gymnasium. The team felt good going into this tournament with a perfect record and no team had an answer to their perfect record. Jesse Gomez said, “I felt really good, I felt like the team was...

Eric Ambriz, a nursing major, has a grip on his opponent.

Wrestling comes out on top as it crushes Rio Hondo at home

October 16, 2014

The men’s wrestling team wins an important conference game and will be heading to the Southern Regional Duals with a winning ...

Wrestling team continues to stay hungry against Rio Hondo

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor

October 14, 2014

The Cerritos College wrestling team is coming off a dominant outing at the Santa Ana tournament, and is currently riding a six-game winning streak, making it undefeated for the season. “Feels good to be on a team that’s on a (six-game) winning streak; good vibe, everyone is on the same page on what we need to work on and stuff,” Steven Fajardo,...

Wrestling dominates against West Hills

Alan Leyva, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

“I think this year we have a chance at the state title, " Max Kumashiro said, as he faced a wrestler he’s defeated before, and did so again. The wrestling team won the West Hills dual meet this past Friday, Oct. 3, on Falcon soil, 38-6. “Usually, the home meets are a little more nerve-wracking, but I mean, this time, I already wrestled the...

Wrestling prepares for first home meet

Alan Leyva, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

“I just want to see development in the areas we’ve been working on both technically and psychologically,” said Head Coach Don Garriott coming into Friday's dual meet against West Hills and Saturday's Santa Ana tournament. Garriott is anticipating the first home dual meet and he is planning on using his first starters to smash the opposition...

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