Wrestlers 2nd, Lacy 1st at SF tourney, Dragons in SCL dual title match at Healdsburg Wednesday
Serafini, Denning, Schimm earn 2nds at El Camino’s Colt Invitational
Sonoma’s senior co-captain Aidan Lacy (left), seen starting an earlier match that he won in Golton Hall, earned a sparkling first-place medal at Saturday’s annual Colt Invitational at El Camino High School in San Francisco, where the Dragons claimed an impressive second-place finish in the 34-team tournament field.
In their last weekend tournament of the regular season, the Sonoma Valley High School varsity wrestlers, sparked by their medal-winning four co-captains, turned in an outstanding team effort and captured an impressive second-place trophy, at Saturday’s annual Colt Invitational at El Camino High School in San Francisco.
Sonoma senior Aidan Lacy captured the a weight-class title, while fellow seniors Giordi Serafini and Sam Denning, and junior Max Schimm, claimed solid second-place finishes.
Leading the Dragons to their hard-fought runner-up position in the 34-team invitational were Lacy’s 3-0 first-place record with one pin at 222 pounds; Serafini’s 4-1 second-place finish with two pins at 128; Denning’s 4-1 second with four pins at 134; Schimm’s 3-1 second with two pins at 154; senior Sebastian Amara’s 2-2 sixth with two pins at 162; sophomore Jake Randuch’s 2-1 consolation first with one pin at 122; freshman Dalton Elster’s 2-1 consolation first with one pin in the heavytweight division; junior Harris Meglin’s 1-1 at 115; junior Chris Lohnes 1-2 with one pin at 108; and junior Tommy Jordan’s 1-2 at 140.
The Sonoma grapplers hit the Sonoma County League road tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 6, to battle longtime rival Healdsburg, the defending champion, at 6 p.m. with the SCL dual title and top seed for the championship tournament on the line. Both teams bring identical 5-0 dual records into the match.