Eight from county place at Masters meet to qualify for state championships

Channel Islands High School Logo.

Javier Vasquez of Channel Islands High finished second in the 182-pound division of the CIF-SS Masters tournament on Saturday, heading a list of eight county wrestlers who qualified for next week’s state championships. Vasquez went 4-1 in the prestigious event at Temecula Valley High, losing only to No. 4 seed Immanuel Barber of Canyon Springs […]

CI’s Vazquez is PVL champ, one of 11 making CIF

Vazquez, headshot.

From a spirited football team that made playoffs to a CIF qualifying wrestling team, Javier “Javi” Vazquez, 17, has wrestled his way to one of CI’s top athletes. Vazquez, along with senior David Medina, will compete in the CIF Master’s Meet this weekend in Temecula Valley. Vazquez placed fourth at last week’s CIF-Southern Section tournment […]

Star Athlete of the Week: Javier Vazquez

Vazquez, headshot.

The junior went 4-0 to win the 171-pound championship at the Upland Blackwatch Invitational on Friday. Vazquez had three pins and one decision. He is an outstanding 21-3 this season, including a title at the Raider Rotational and a second-place finish at the Gold Coast Tournament.