Former Franklin Wildcat Robby Nickerson celebrates a win in the semi-finals of the CCCAA State Wrestling Championships last weekend. Nickerson finished second at 197 pounds.

Panther Wrestlers Finish 3rd in State

Sacramento City College wrestling made a move at the CCCAA State Wrestling Championships to finish in third place for the second year in a row. SCC, winners of 7 straight BIG 8 Conference titles has won two  State Championships (2013 and 2015) and finished third twice in the past five years. They finished sixth in 2014.

SCC qualified 10 of 12 wrestlers to the championships with two others going as alternates. In all, the Panthers had three All Americans and seven medalists.

Three Panthers advanced to the finals in their weights. Read more from the Elk Grove Citizen.