Wrestling teams come up short against City High

The girls and boys wrestling teams traveled to City High in a dual against the Little Hawks. Though they put up some good fights, they couldn’t make the win happen.

Yaya Orszula, Assistant Sports Editor

Girls put up a good fight against City High

The girls traveled to City High Jan. 12 to take on the Little Hawks in a crosstown dual meet.

Natalia Gentiluomo ’25 started off the girls at 115 but after a takedown and escape by City, she lost by fall with less than a minute left in the second period. The Trojans turned it around with Trinity Myers ’25 at 120. She got a few takedowns throughout the match and outlasted her opponent to win 5-0. Sylvia Broffitt ’26 carried the momentum at 125, winning by major decision with a near fall and several takedowns.

However, at 130, Helen Orszula ’24 lost by a quick pin. Alex Held ’26 brought the energy back with an 8-0 win. West couldn’t come back though, losing through forfeits and losses by sophomore Harper Chase and Eno Sule.

The Little Hawks won 58-7.

You can catch the girls at home Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. against Dubuque Hempstead.

 

City High gets the best of the Trojans

The boys didn’t get off to a great start with a loss by fall and major decision at 126 and 132. Sterling Warren ’25 tried to get the boys back on track and looked to do so after leading considerably but couldn’t get it done when City got a last-second takedown and near fall.

Kyler Scranton ’24 used a spladle to pin his opponent in the first period at 152. Justin Avila ’25 kept the momentum going. After being up 10-0 in the second period, he won by fall in the third.

City won by fall or forfeit in the next few matches, but it wasn’t over yet. Alexander Pierce ’26 dominated his opponent with a 21-8 major decision at 106. City won by forfeit for the 113 match. Campbell Janis ’26 finished off the night with a win by fall but the boys couldn’t get it done, losing 55-22.

You can catch the boys at home against Dubuque Hempstead Jan. 19 at 7p.m.