SCC’s wrestling team, the defending state championship squad, finished second to Fresno City Saturday in the North Regional meet at Chabot College. Fresno City earned 215 points on the day to Sac City’s 186.5.
Mark Papish, the Panthers’ 197-pounder, and Logan Paxton, at 184 pounds, earned the team’s two regional championships in their respective weight divisions.
Meanwhile, eight other wrestlers finished in the top 6, earning a qualifying entry into this weekend’s state tournament at Cuesta College. They include: Juan Garza (3rd , 125 lbs.); Albert Landeros (2nd, 133 lbs.), Anthony Locke (5th, 133 lbs.); Lake Gee (3rd, 141 lbs.); Brian Sergi (2nd, 149 lbs.); Isaiah Smith (5th, 157 lbs.); Adam Busch (2nd, 165 lbs.); Kalan Hastey (4th, 174 lbs.); and Jacob Richards (4th, 285 lbs.).
Congratulations Panthers! Good luck this weekend.