Fort Collins hosted a their wrestling 5A regional over Feburary 10th and 11th. I was super proud to see 3 of our youth athletes on the podium and qualifying for states this coming weekend at Ball Arena. James Escalera, Johnny Escalera and Matthew Fasbender all qualified. It has been a awesome to see these athletes grow up over the years and definitely was proud of what they accomplished out there. Johnny and James won their divisions while Matthew took 3rd the their divisions.
I was super impressed with the progress the Escalera’s have made adding scored a lot based on their improved defense.
Here is a news article discussing Matthew’s use of martial arts background and some of the challenges the 7th ranked wrestler has faced over the past few years. He showed a methodical approach in the semi finals match Saturday