Girls – The women’s varsity wrestling team took on Foster here at home last night. The fans that made it out to the match were treated to quite a showing by the Longhorns. Naomi Minturn started the night by defeating her opponent 11-1. She was then followed by three first round pins by Diana Luong, Shekina Bonner-Spiller and Maria Cuaresma. The run was topped off by a third round pin by Cyrena Maldonado. The Longhorns’ run ended with a final score of 45-6. The Longhorns will compete again on Saturday here at the Ranch in a Tri meet with Friendswood and Brazoswood. Wrestling starts at 10:00am.
Varsity – The Longhorn men’s varsity wrestling team dueled with Foster HS last night. The Longhorns started in a hole after a forfeit and a loss put them down 9-0. Ryan Tse pinned his opponent to get George Ranch moving, but after two more forfeits the Horns found themselves still down 21-6. But then senior Jakob Marine turned the Longhorns around and they never looked back with six straight wins including Jakob Marine, Josh Marine, Hunter Jessup, Alex Aronson, Corey Chartier and Brock Pedraza. All but one of those matches was a pin. After three more Foster forfeits, the Longhorns finished with a 57-21 win over the Falcons. The Longhorns will compete one more time before the holiday break. They will take on Friendswood and Brazoswood on Saturday here at the Ranch. Wrestling starts at 10:00am.