Tommy Yozzo went to the State CIF Tourney this past weekend in Bakersfield, the first Amador Valley wrestler in seven years to qualify.
Yozzo won against his first opponent by a technical fall, 18-3. He defeated a wrestler from St. Francis in his second match, 9-1. His third match against a wrestler from Chino Hills, who ended up placing seventh, ended in a close loss, 6-4, which sent Yozzo to the consolation rounds. There he won his first match, 6-3, then went down to defeat one match from a placing round. Overall he was 3-2 in his first appearance at State and finished 36-11.
Foothill track off to good start
The track and field season began last week with a Thursday Intra-Meet and the East Bay Invitational on Saturday. At the invitational, the Foothill varsity girls placed third out of 22 teams, behind only San Ramon Valley and California, which are both also in the East Bay Athletic League.
Leading the Falcons were Haley Lukas (1st in 400m), Makenzie Muller (2nd in 100m H/3rd in 300m H), Rachel Reichenbach (2nd in TJ), and Rose Doylemason (3rd in discus). The varsity boys tied for 14th and were led by freshman Isaiah Langley (4th in 100m, 2nd highest EBAL finisher) and Drake Kissinger (3rd in shotput).