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1996-1997 BOYS' WRESTLING PREVIEW | Wrestling at a
Glance

December 06, 1996

1996-97 preseason individual rankings from O.C. Wrestling Coaches Assn.: 103--1. Matthew Denne, Marina; 2. Tony Perez, Santa Ana; 3. Tai Nguyen, Troy. 112--1. Jack Anaya, Valencia; 2. Joe Carrillo, Kennedy; 3. Shahab Moustafa, San Clemente. 119--1. Mike Delaney, Brethren Christian; 2. Fernando Serratos, Santa Ana; 3. Kevin Means, San Clemente. 125--1. Tino Archuleta, Calvary Chapel; 2. Paul Virgin, San Clemente; 3. Ernie Peralta, Brea Olinda. 130--Burt Pierson, Calvary Chapel; 2. Andrew Pena, Irvine; 3. Ed Sanchez, Santiago. 135--1. Jay McGuffin, Calvary Chapel; 2. Jose Morales, Santa Ana; 3. Richard Feistman, Kennedy. 140--Joe Calavitta, Calvary Chapel; 2. Pat Cadwallader, Brethren Christian; 3. C.H. Rush, Irvine. 145--1. Louie Hernandez, Calvary Chapel; 2. Charlie Williams, El Modena; 3. Sam Lahidji, Woodbridge. 152--1. Bao Quach, Dana Hills; 2. Arsen Aleksanyan, Calvary Chapel; 3. Tim Testerman, Irvine. 160--1. Ty Wilcox, Calvary Chapel; 2. Zack Stevens, Irvine; 3. Jose Rodriguez, Anaheim. 171--1. Austen Cathey, Huntington Beach; 2. Tim Dye, Anaheim; 3. Rick Oishi, Canyon. 189--1. Edgar Saldivar, Anaheim; 2. Mike Garrett, Mission Viejo; 3. Hyatt Moore, Dana Hills. 215--1. Josh Saul, Calvary Chapel; 2. Mateo Headrick, San Clemente; 3. Dennis Garcia, Garden Grove. HEAVYWEIGHT--1. Jason Deere, Newport Harbor; 2. Richard Meraz, Brea Olinda; 3. Matt La Grange, Cypress.

League favorites: Century: El Modena; Empire: Kennedy; Freeway: Buena Park; Garden Grove: Santiago; Golden West: Santa Ana; Olympic: Calvary Chapel; Orange: Anaheim; Pacific Coast: Laguna Hills; Sea View: Irvine; South Coast: San Clemente; Sunset: Esperanza.

1995-96 final poll: 1. Calvary Chapel; 2. El Modena; 3. Santa Ana; 4. Esperanza; 5. Anaheim; 6. Santiago; 7. Irvine; 8. San Clemente; 9. Capistrano Valley; 10. Mission Viejo.

1996-97 preseason poll: 1. Calvary Chapel; 2. El Modena; 3. Santa Ana; 4. San Clemente; 5. Irvine; 6. Esperanza; 7. Anaheim; 8. Laguna Hills; 9. Santiago; 10. Brea Olinda.

Key dates: Today-Saturday, El Dorado Invitational; Dec. 10, Anaheim Duals; Dec. 12, Santa Ana at Irvine; Dec. 14, Vaquero Classic at Irvine High; Dec. 17, Kennedy at San Clemente, Santiago at Santa Ana; Dec. 20-21, El Cajon tournament; Dec. 27-29, El Toro Christmas tournament; Jan. 3-4, California Classic at UC Davis, Estancia Invitational; Jan. 17-18, Five Counties Invitational; Feb. 1, Laguna Hills Invitational; Feb. 15, Southern Section Dual Meet championships; Feb. 21-22, Southern Section individual finals; March 1, Masters meet at Fountain Valley HS; March 6-8, State finals at University of the Pacific.

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