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…
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…
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
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
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
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
Football isn’t the only UIL sport bringing its state championships to Greater Houston this school year.
The area also will host the state wrestling tournament for the first time next month (Feb. 19-20). The Berry Center landed the tournament, which was held in Austin the first 15 years and Garland the last two, and Cy-Fair ISD wrestling coaches have worked since August to prepare for the event. Click here for complete story