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Paly's Wang delivers another wrestling tournament title

 
Andrew Wang (second from right) won his second tournament title, takeing the 132-pound division at the Webber Lawson Tournament. Here he's surrounded by coaches Richie Lopez (left), Tony Brewer and Jon Kessler. Photo courtesy of Leslie Wang.

Andrew Wang dominated the 132-pound division at the Webber Lawson boys wrestling tournament Saturday at Fremont High and Palo Alto finished fourth with 109 1/2 points, ahead of ninth-place Gunn (89) and 13th place Menlo-Atherton (54).

Wang recorded a pair of technical falls to open his journey to the title, his second in as many tournaments. He followed with a pin and a major decision before overwhelming Leigh's Trevor Kaiser, 15-3, in the championship bout.

Vikings' Calvin Grewal reached the championship match at 126 pounds and both 152-pounder Erick Schubert and 160-pounder Aidan Gans finished third.

Menlo-Atherton's Nicholas Ozden recorded a pair of pins and a major decision before losing, in a technical fall, to Evergreen Valley's Carlos Jimenez in the 182-pound division.

Grewal lost to Evergreen Valley's Johnny Rodriguez, 9-5, in the title bout.

Gunn's Dashiell Lee (182) and M-A's Miseteni Eke (285) also finished third in their respective divisions.

Gunn's Philip Doan placed fifth at 132 pounds and Titans' teammate Max Beard placed sixth at 152. M-A's Julian Garza earned a consolation third-place finish at 170 pounds.

Other Paly wrestlers included Cooper Kim, Dara Heydarpour and Elliott Clark. Gunn was also represented by Calvin Cai, Travis Haro, Eric Wei, Itamara Zakai and Nicholas Lang. For M-A, Joshua Meyters, Liam Dunn, Ricanthony Gold, Garrett Pohlman, Petelo Vatuvei, Anthony Waller and Michael Chavez also competed.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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