Panthers are State Champions

Taylor Hodel (157 lbs), Desi Rios (165 lbs), Alex Campos-Chambers (174 lbs) and Kenny Steers (184 lbs) win Individual Championships!

With four individual state champions, Sacramento City College ended the three-year reign by Fresno City at the CCCAA State Wrestling Championships, which took place at San Joaquin Delta College. With this being the first year a school can enter two wrestlers in one weight, the Panthers were able to advance both of their athletes to the finals at 165 pounds, which helped them earn points during the two-day tournament. They easily out-distanced the Rams, 171-133.5 in team points. Mt. San Antonio College, who had three individual state champs, came in third place with 113.5 points. Fresno City added to their state-leading total with two more champions and now have 68 champions.The championship round started with Mt. SAC winning the first two individual championships, followed by Fresno City with a pair. But that’s when the Panthers went on a run with four consecutive champions until Sierra College ended the run with a win at 197 pounds. Mt. SAC ended the night with an overtime win for their third champion.