Boys JV – The boys’ JV wrestlers are the 2013 District 12-4A Champs! They beat out runner-up Friendswood by over 30 points. Finishing in 3rd place was Ryan Tse. Finishing in 2nd place were Jaedon Cox, Hunter Jessup and Michael Corvo. The district champions in their weight classes were Jalin King, Daniel Valdez, Jagdeep Singh, Colin Flannery, Nick Ramirez and Blake Wichard. Congratulations to all the JV wrestlers on an outstanding season!
Women – The Longhorn women’s wrestlers are the 2013 District 12-4A runner-up. With only four girls in the tournament, they managed to score enough points to finish one point ahead of Beaumont Ozen. Taking third place was Naomi Minturn. Finishing as district champions were Alexandra Sanchez, Loren Braun and senior Shelby McArthur. All four girls have now qualified to represent George Ranch High School at the Region 3 tournament in Humble this weekend. Good luck, ladies!
Varsity – The Men’s wrestling team has captured the district 12-4A championship. Foster and Friendswood took turns in second place nipping at the Longhorns’ heels. But in the finals, the Longhorns pulled away and won by 41 points. Finishing in 5th place were Alex Aronson and J. D. Pope. They will be regional alternates. Finishing in 4th place was Alex Chartier. Despite fighting searing pain from injuries he sustained and being down 11-1 in an elimination match, he managed to turn his opponent in the last round for a pin. It was one of the most outstanding performances of the year! Finishing in 3rd place was Michael Sosnowski. Finishing in 2nd place were Nick Tripicchio, Jakob Marine, and Michael Orhii. The Longhorns who wrapped up the tournament as champions were Josh Marine, Corey Chartier, Brad Cross, Garrett Brinneman, Chris Greer and Joey Minkel. Also, Chris Greer was unanimously voted as the Most Outstanding Wrestler from 152 to 285 pounds! These young men will be representing George Ranch High School in Humble, Texas, at the Region 3 wrestling tournament. Good luck, Longhorns!!!