Ramona Wrestling Club, “The Pound,” took five qualifiers to the USA Kids Folkstyle State Wrestling Championships and brought home three podium finishes.
The club’s wrestlers competed among 1,500 other youth wrestlers at the March 16 meet at Selland Arena in Fresno. Each of The Pound’s wrestlers faced tough competition from all areas of California.
“I am proud of each of my wrestlers and want to thank each coach who helped during such a large event, “said head coach Eddie Badgett.
The following boys earned podium finishes:
Novice Boys 140+
4th Place: Jacob McElwee, age 12
Bantam Boys 55’s
6th Place: Ryan Badgett, age 8
Novice Boys 80’s
8th Place: Tyler Badgett, age 11
Ramona Wrestling Club, The Pound, is a youth wrestling club for boys and girls ages 5–14. The club is in its spring season which will end in late August. During the spring season the wrestlers learn the fundamentals of wrestling.
The Pound welcomes additional members, whether new or experienced to the sport. For more information on joining The Pound, email firstname.lastname@example.org.