Mariam Martinez Awarded Scholarship
SR senior and wrestler Mariam Martinez was presented with a $2000 Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship Award by the Positive Coaches Alliance (PCA) at a special awards dinner on March 3rd. The Positive Coaches Alliance (PCA) provides resources for those involved in youth and high school sports to create a positive, character-building youth sports culture. Mariam was selected from hundreds of applicants as one of 20 finalists honored at the event. She will also receive a lifetime membership to PCA. Here is a video clip of the presentation and Mariam’s acceptance speech: https://youtu.be/-3ZIskiWLRU
Mariam Martinez, 4th from left.
The Men Shine at MCAL and NCS Tournaments!
The Men's Wrestling squad placed 6 of their 7 wrestlers at the MCAL Championships held at San Marin on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Seniors Braulio Resendiz and Andrew Savedra took home a first place medal while Senior Declan Mylett and Junior Debyi Maldonado took a second. Freshman Edward Deleon took a third and Freshmen Jonah Glickstein a fifth.
On Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25, 2017 the Men continued on to the North Coast Section Meet. Andrew Savedra finished in the top 8 in his weight class which was the first medal earned by an SR wrestler since 1998. Declan Mylett and Braulio Resendiz placed in the top 12 of their weight classes. Overall the DAWGS won 11 of their total matches. Way to GO DAWGS!
SR Wrestlers Shine at Tourney
The wrestling team took third place at the Deets Winslow tournament in Sonoma on Jan. 14th, the highest place of any MCAL teams. In the varsity section, senior Declan Mylett took first place, senior Braulio Resendiz and junior Deybi Maldonado took second place, and senior Andrew Savedra took third place. In the JV section, sophomore Danny Resendiz and freshman Edward DeLeon took second place and senior Mariam Martinez took third place. Mariam also had the fastest pin of the many Bulldog pins. Come see the team trophy in the office (or wherever it's displayed)!
SR Welcomes Coach Tom Kernan
Tom Kernan has been named the new Men's Head Wrestling Coach for San Rafael High School. Coach Kernan a long time Davidson instructor and youth wrestling coach will take over the Bulldog Wrestling program immediately. Coach is a graduate of a legendary New Jersey High School Wrestling Program where he lettered for all four years and served as the squad's co-captain. Tom then went on to wrestle for four seasons at Rutgers University where he lettered in both his junior and senior seasons. Prior to moving to California he served two years as an assistant high school wrestling coach in New Jersey. Coach is a disciplinarian who emphasizes technique and conditioning. SR Athletics wishes to welcome Coach Kernan!