Category: Wrestling

WRESTLING | Robinson, Frometa earn bronze medals at state

They didn’t come for third place, but two Montgomery County wrestlers came away from the UIL Wrestling State Tournament with bronze medals. College Park’s 138-pound girls wrestler Hunter Robinson and The Woodlands’ 146-pound boys wrestler Alex Frometa each capped their respective seasons with third-place match wins Saturday afternoon at Berry Center. read more…

Wrestling: Lady Cavalier Hunter Robinson, Highlander Alex Frometa win region titles

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It was just Hunter Robinson’s second wrestling meet back since she dislocated her elbow back in December. And yet, the College Park sophomore found herself in the UIL Region III-6A 138-pound championship match against Cinco Ranch’s Kayla De Leon Saturday afternoon at Katy Tompkins High School. The same De Leon that won the state title a year ago over Robinson. read more…

Wrestling: The Woodlands’ Adea, College Park’s Robinson earn silvers at state meet

 One long journey ended with a silver medal and another one is beginning with one. That’s the tale of Montgomery County’s pair of wrestlers who reached championship matches of the UIL Class 6A Wrestling State Championship at Berry Center Saturday afternoon.

After three straight decisions earned his way to the 126-pound title match, The Woodlands senior Nathaniel Adea came up short against Ryan Chavez of El Paso Eastwood on a 10-3 decision. Click here for complete story

Wrestling: War Eagles sending five to state

The Oak Ridge boys followed their third-place district finish with a sixth-place showing at the Region III-6A wrestling tournament.They were only half a point behind Seven Lakes and Cypress Lakes, who tied for fourth.

Katy won the team championship with 135 points, followed by The Woodlands (103), Cy Woods (101), Seven Lakes (96), Cy Lakes (96), Oak Ridge (95.5), Cinco Ranch (81) and Clear Springs (79). click here for complete story

Wrestling: Three Highlanders win titles at Region III-6A tournament

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The Woodlands’ Alex Frometa, right, captured a Region III-6A wrestling title on Saturday at the Merrell Center in Katy.

With the Region III-6A championship hanging in the balance, The Woodlands junior Alex Frometa desperately needed to score two points to send the 152-pound title match into overtime on Saturday at The Merrell Center in Katy.

With 11 seconds remaining, Highlanders coach Michael Harris knelt at the edge of the mat, locked eyes with his protégé and emphatically pronounced the dire circumstances. click here for complete story

 

Wrestling: The Woodlands, Oak Ridge shine at District 9-6A meet

The Klein Bearkats won the war. But Oak Ridge senior Sergio Munoz made sure he won the last battle. Munoz, the 285-pound heavyweight for the War Eagles, pinned Klein junior Jordan Favela at the 1:43 mark of the first period to close out 11-plus hours of District 9-6A wrestling Thursday at Conroe High School. click here for complete story

 

Gerards brought championship-caliber wrestling to The Woodlands

5664788b4e13c.imageEighteen years ago, Brett Gerard and his wife Jennifer moved to Houston from Virginia. Two years later, they welcomed home their first son, Nik, followed by his brothers Gino and Sammy and finally sister Alexa.

Brett founded The Highlander Wrestling Club and cemented his family in The Woodlands and the wrestling community. Eight years and four state championships later, the Gerards are moving back to Virginia. click here for complete story