February 11, 2018
The Cypress Park High School girls' wrestling team won the first varsity championship in school history after claiming the District 12-5A title Feb. 8 at Foster High School in Richmond.
Feb. 10, 2018—Led by three individual championships and three runner-up finishes, the Cypress Park girls’ wrestling team won the District 12-5A championship, held Feb. 8 at Foster High School in Richmond.
The top four individuals in each division and fifth-place finishers who won their respective challenge match advanced to the Region III-5A meet Feb. 16-17 at Bryan High School.
Cypress Park totaled 180 team points to clinch the girls’ title, claiming the first varsity championship in school history. Bridgeland High School tallied 72 points to finish fourth.
The Bridgeland High School boys’ and girls’ wrestling teams each finished fourth at the District 12-5A Championships, held Feb. 8 at Foster High School in Richmond.
“At the start of the season, I was excited to be starting the second season,” said Pete Longoria, Cypress Park wrestling coach. “I knew that I wanted to get more kids to regionals and possibly state. We have a lot of work to do next week in Bryan but I am excited on how bright our future can be.”
On the boys’ side, Bridgeland (128.5 points) and Cypress Park (121) finished fourth and fifth, respectively. Klein Cain High School won the team title.
Longoria was named District 12-5A Female Coach of the Year, while Andrew Marthin was named Female Assistant Coach of the Year.
Cypress Park High School Wrestling Coach Pete Longoria (left) and Andrew Marthin, the program’s assistant coach, helped the Tigers collect a number of accolades at the District 12-5A Championships, including a girls’ varsity team title. Longoria was named District 12-5A Female Coach of the Year, while Marthin was named Female Assistant Coach of the Year
Cypress Park wrestlers advancing to the regional meet are:
Bridgeland wrestlers advancing to regionals are: