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DODGE CITY WRESTLING NEWSLETTER Presented by the DCWA July, 2011

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DCHS Year in Review

Wrangler WC Year in Review

The DCHS Wrestling Team had yet another successful year. DCHS placed 9th in 6A (2 points out of 5th). This finish marked the 3rd consecutive year finishing in the Top 10 in 6A. DCHS had 6 State Qualifiers (Chance Maynard—103, Alex Garcia—112, Dane Edwards— 119, Jacob Eggers—160, Tyler Ediger—215, and Jesse Trent—285). Of those qualifiers, 5 were State Medalists (Maynard—6th, Edwards—6th, Garcia—3rd, Eggers—3rd, and Trent—Champion). Of those medalists, Trent will be the only wrestler to graduate and not return for the 20112012 season. The DCHS Wrestling Team also finished the season with more than 30 wrestlers for the 3rd straight season.

The Wrangler Wrestling Club had an improved and successful season as well. The main goal of the Wrangler WC is to introduce the Pictured is Garrett Edwards. Garrett qualified for Kids State sport of at the 8 and Under division. wrestling to young wrestlers and develop wrestling skills. The Wrangler WC had 12 Kids State Qualifiers (Garrett Edwards, Anthony Mariche, Manny Medellin, Joel Ostrom, Nick Killion, Luis Marino, Cole Trent, Clay Weil, Jaquan Graves, Jhett Ostrom, Dane Edwards, and Tommy Andrews). Out of those qualifiers 4 received state medals. The State Medalists include Killion, Marino, Trent, and Edwards. If you are interested in joined the Wrangler Wrestling Club, e-mail Coach Lueders at lueders.lars@usd443.org for further information.

DCMS Year in Review The DCMS Wrestling Team had an improved and successful season. DCMS placed 3rd in the ARMS League with 4 Champions (Jaden McRoberts, Clay Weil, Aaron Serna, and Christian Torres). DCMS also had 4 Runner-Ups (Luis Marino, Austin Camacho, Cole Trent, and Gideon Wells). Of the ARMS League Finalists, 8 will be returning to the DCMS Wrestling Team for another shot at the ARMS League Title.

In this issue:

Pictured above is Alex Garcia. Alex finished his season with a 3rd Place finish at the 2011 State Tournament. He will return as a senior to attempt to become a 4x State Medalist and DCHS’ 15th State Champion.

Year in Reviews

1

DCWA and Jesse Trent Story

2

Off-Season and Banquet Awards

3

DCHS Wall of Champions

4

DCWA Contact List


Dodge City Wrestling to Form the DCWA We are on facebook!! Search for Dodge City Wrestling

DCWA Starts Hall of Fame The DCWA will enroll members into the DCWA Hall of Fame starting the 20112012 season. Members will be given a commemorative medal and will be asked to be introduced at our “Hall of Fame Wrestling Dual” at DCHS. HOF members will also have their name permanently enshrined in the DCHS Wrestling Room.

The Dodge City Wrestling Program will form the “DCWA”, starting in August of 2011. The DCWA is the Dodge City Wrestling Association. All alum, parents of alum, and fans are encouraged to join. When becoming a DCWA member, an official Dodge City Wrestling tshirt will be mailed directly to the address provided. Also, a DCWA member will receive a lifetime subscription to the DCWA Newsletter and will be asked for future input on DCWA decisions. Information on how to enroll will be provided in the next issue.

Jesse Trent becomes DCHS’ 14th State Champion and 2nd NHSCA All-American

Pictured above is Jesse Trent at the 2011 NHSCA Senior National Tournament in Virginia Beach. Trent captured a 4th place finish by going 6-2 in the tournament.

Jesse Trent capped of a perfect senior year by placing 4th at the 22nd Annual NHSCA Senior National Championships. Trent went 6-2 on the week. Trent was defeated by Jacob Laden (WA) in overtime in the second round. However, Trent came back to defeat him in the consolation semi-finals. Trent defeated Brock Horwath (MN) to All-American. The three wrestlers to finish higher than Trent are all committed to wrestle at Division 1 this year (Wisconsin, Penn State, and Cornell). DCHS’ 1st All-American was Andy Tieben in 1999. Tieben went on to wrestle at Division 1 Cornell Univeristy.


Dodge City Places 3rd at Prestigious Rocky Mountain Wrestling Camp The Dodge City Wrestling Team placed 3rd at the Rocky Mountain Wrestling Camp (June 15th—19th). Dodge City’s only two losses came in the finals to Dobson, AZ and Pomona, CO. Dodge City ended the camp with a 14-2 record. This 3rd place finish is much improved considering the finish two years ago. The 2009—2010 squad placed 26th place at the Rocky Mountain Camp. That 2009-2010 squad ended up finishing 5th at the 6A State Tournament. Alex Garcia highlighted the camp with a perfect 16-0 record. Rocky Mountain Camp Individual Records 106—Chance Maynard (14-2)

2010-2011 Banquet Awards —————————————Highest Team G.P.A Jesse Trent (4.0) Takedown Award Jacob Eggers Pin Award Jesse Trent Red Demon Award

113—Michael Imel (3-10)

Victor Ortiz

120/126—Alex Garcia (16-0)

Most Improved Wrestler

120/126—Clay Weil (9-5)

Dane Edwards

120—Victor Ortiz (2-5)

Gladiator Award

126—Jaquan Graves (5-5)

Alex Garcia

132—Dane Edwards (14-3) 152—Cole Trent (9-8) 152/160—Miguel Marino (4-5) 152—Santiago Garcia (3-8) 160/170—Jacob Eggers (17-1)

Pictured is Jacob Eggers. Jacob Eggers went 17-1 at the Rocky Mountain Camp. Jacob is a returning 2x State Medalist with state finishes of 5th and 3rd.

Most Valuable Wrestler Jesse Trent Bob Lueders Gas Can Award Jesse Trent

195—Freddy Hernandez (8-5) 195/220—Damian Loya (4-8) 285—Tommy Andrews (5-4)

Pictured above is Jesse Trent after winning his state championship match. Trent won the prestigious Bob Lueders Gas Can Award for the 2010-2011 season. The Gas Can Award is given to the wrestler that displays the hardest work ethic and dedication in order to succeed.


DCHS to Create “Wall of Champions” The DCHS Wrestling Room will have a new look starting in the summer or fall of 2011. A 54 foot “Wall of Champions” will be installed to enshrine and recognize Dodge City Wrestlers’ accomplishments. All State Champions, State Medalists, and All-Americans in DCHS’ history will have their name on this top notch display. The Dodge City Wrestling Program feels that it is important to recognize past accomplishments in order for future wrestlers to succeed.

The DCWA Needs Your Help! The DCWA is compiling a contact list of all alum, parents of alum, and interested DCWA members. For this organization and newsletter to be successful we need people to see and hear about it. In order for this to happen we need to hear from everyone that has connections with anyone from that group. If you have any names, addresses, phone numbers, or e-mail addresses please contact Coach Lueders at: lueders.lars@usd443.org

Pictured (Left) is Dane Edwards at the 2010 Garden City Dual Meet @ Garden City HS. Edwards ended his sophomore year by winning a regional title and placing 6th in 6A. Pictured (Right) is Chance Maynard wrestling at the state tournament. Maynard wrapped up his freshman season by placing 6th at the 6A State Wrestling Tournament.

A 2011-2012 DCHS Wrestling Schedule will be included in the next issue of The Dodge City Wrestling Newsletter.

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