Wrestling season in Plumas County enters its third week of the 2016-17 season and wrestlers from across the county are making their mark at big-time meets.
Devin Partain of Quincy took the victory in the 120-pound weight class at the Saavedra Tournament in Wheatland last weekend, while fellow Trojan Michael Fowler grabbed second place in the 220-pound class.
Other Quincy wrestlers Lane Coelho, Josh Green, Zach Jensen and Nick Keely reached the third round of the tournament before being knocked into the consolation bracket.
Two weekends ago at the Modoc Invitational, Partain was victorious in the 120-pound division, while Jensen grabbed third in the 132-pound weight class. Green placed third in the 138-pound division, and Fowler grabbed third in the 220-pound class. Cruz Quiroz took home fourth at 145-pounds and Lane Coelho placed fifth in the 120-pound class.
Quincy will wrestle next at the Sierra Nevada Classic in Reno on Dec. 28 and 29.
Chester High School had athletes participate in the Reno Tournament of Champions in Reno this past weekend.
The RTOC is a tournament with both high school and collegiate wrestling that draws competitors from across the nation.
This tournament is considered by many to be the toughest wrestling tournament in the USA.
This year’s tournament brought teams from as far away as Texas and Oklahoma, including our own Chester High.
Tony Rogers wrestled for the Volcanoes in the 220-pound weight class. Rogers finished his weekend with a 5-3 record and took home