Gunn, Paly each sending five to CCS wrestling tournament

Gunn's Lee, Palo Alto's Wang and Grewal each win an individual SCVAL title

Gunn's Dash Lee pinned his way to the SCVAL wrestling championship at 182 pounds. Photo courtesy of Emmie Fa.

Gunn and Palo Alto combined to produce a trio of Santa Clara Valley Athletic League wrestling champions on Saturday at Los Gatos High.

In total, the crosstown rivals had 18 wrestlers who finished among the top-8. Of those, 10 advance to the Central Coast Section tournament to be held Feb. 23-24 at Independence High in San Jose. The seeding meeting is scheduled for next Monday at 5 p.m.

Calvin Grewal
Friday's first session of the tournament begins at 10 a.m. The second session is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. with the championship finals, also a separate session, slated for 7 p.m.

Palo Alto's Calvin Grewal captured the title at 120 pounds, earning a technical fall in the title bout. Teammate Andrew Wang followed at 126, recording a major decision in his championship match.

Gunn's Dash Lee pinned his opponent in 4:54 of the final match to earn his championship.

Gunn's Timothy Waymouth (145) and Palo Alto's Tyler Weaver-Escobar (152) and Elliot Clark (220) reached the championship round. Waymouth was pinned at 5:37, Weaver-Escobar and Clark were both pinned in the first period.

Gunn's Koh Suzuki (138) and Alex Feghi (195) each won their third-place matches to qualify for the CCS tournament. Gunn's Eric Wei (126) and Paly's Dara Heydarpour (132) lost in third-place matches but still advance.

Gunn's Phillip Doan (132) and Max Beard (152) earned victories in their fifth-place match, while Gunn's Alex Berlaga (106) finished after dropping a 7-6 decision in the fifth-place match.

Palo Alto's Cooper Kim (113), Adar Schwarzbach (138) and Bryan Tsang (160) each finished sixth, Gunn's Quinn Treadway (220) was seventh and Palo Alto's Halo Lynch (145) was eighth.

Gunn finished fourth with 141 points, just ahead of Palo Alto, which was fifth in 136 1/2. Fremont won the team title with 215, followed by host Los Gatos (204 1/2) and Cupertino (171).

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4 people like this
Posted by Tony Brewer
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Feb 12, 2018 at 11:11 am

Actually Paly had 5 CCS qualifiers.

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Posted by dejiii
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 12, 2018 at 11:22 am

dejiii is a registered user.

Cannot include yourself Coach :------)

4 of 9 wrestlers in the finals for Paly, outstanding!!!
Great SCVAL season, congrats.
Lots of hard work by Wrestlers, Coaching Staff, and parents...
Making Weight not eating as much, Practice 5 days per week 3+hrs per day
to be in shape, Making Grades, Wrestling alone on the mat 25 times per season!
Tough sport.
On to CCS.....

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Posted by Fifa
a resident of Gunn High School
on Feb 12, 2018 at 2:16 pm

Gunn also has 5 qualifiers.

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Posted by dejiii
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 13, 2018 at 8:42 am

dejiii is a registered user.

For those that cannot attend CCS 23rd-24th. has a fantastic up to the minute
website to view this tournament (and hundreds around the country...... > Events > Type in California> Look for tournament
want to view, Central Coast Championship in this case. Enter tournament,
hunt and peck as to how you like to view. Via brackets is great. Time saver idea: RESULTS> Team Results> type in team following> see up to the minute results each wrester that team. Team scores is another great resource on this site... Updates ever couple minutes...

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