West Hills' College of Lemoore opened the 2016 season with four dual matches on Saturday at Bakersfield College. Lemoore lost it's first dual to Cerritos college but turned around and won three straight vs Victor Valley (47-12), Santa Ana (27-18), and East Los Angeles (35-12). "Many of our wrestlters went 3-1 for the tournament and I am happy with the start, we have work to do but we battled back from a tough opening match," Coach Olson stated. Adrian Marufo (Dos Palos), Isaiah Torres (Redwood), Nathan Pimentel (Dos Palos) and Ivan Seville (Coalinga, not pictured) all went 3-1 and wrestled well. Olson commented, "the team did well and those four wrestled well even in the match that they lost."
Lemoore will travel to Mt SAC for another dual tournament on Saturday the 17th before they host a home dual with East Los Angeles on Friday the 23rd and the West Hills Invitational tournament that will showcase almost all the California Community College Wrestling programs in the State Saturday the 24th of September.