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Mae Hensley wrestlers take second at home
Mae Hensley wrestlers march 2022
Mae Hensley Jr. High’s wrestling program had 24 individual placers at its home tournament earlier this month. The Warriors finished second in the team standings.

Coached by Steve Festa and Curtis Hulstine, the Mae Hensley Jr. High wrestling team totaled 56 points while finishing second overall at its home tournament on March 5.

Oakdale (67) and El Portal (55) took first and third, respectively.

Big Valley Christian, Creekside, Ducher, Denair, Savage, Somerset and Ustach also competed at the 10-team tournament.

“We had a great turnout,” said Festa, coach of the Warriors.

Mae Hensley had a total of 24 individual placers, including five champions.

The top five finishers in each weight class took home medals.

“I’m so proud of our Warrior wrestlers,” Festa said. “They worked hard and got the results. Wrestling is a sport that courage and self-confidence are only achieved by making the choice to keep pushing through any obstacles in your way.”

Mae Hensley’s Angelina Esparza won the 120-pound championship in the girls bracket.

Izzy Boyd took second at 210 pounds.

Paula Robles took third at 210 pounds.

Olivia Duran took fifth at 110 pounds.

Jadasa Haro took fourth at 110 pounds.

Warrior Parker Borges claimed the 115-pound title in the boys bracket.

Damion Jackson took first at 160 pounds.

Jhett Ruiz took first at 210 pounds.

Jaden Silva placed first at 235 pounds.

Chase Borges took second at 95 pounds.

Aiden Cisneros took second at 100 pounds.

Atreyu Banks took second at 145 pounds.

Hunter Hammons took second at 210 pounds.

Jose Nunez took second at 285 pounds.

Sean Standley took third at 115 pounds.

Jesus Lozano took third at 150 pounds.

Caelen Eskridge took third at 170 pounds.

Anthony Randez took third at 210 pounds.

Aashish Julka took fourth at 115 pounds.

Angel Gonzalez took fourth at 135 pounds.

Dorian King took fourth at 210 pounds.

Ethan Salmon took fifth at 80 pounds.

Sebastian Carreon took fifth at 125 pounds.

Enrique Lopez took fifth at 130 pounds.

Malyki Reedy took sixth at 160 pounds.