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Cougars News · District Champs – On to State

The 2016-2017 Caldwell Wrestling team had a big weekend at the 4A SIC District Tournament.  The two day tournament was hosted at Skyview High School last Friday and Saturday.  Before the mats could be rolled up, Caldwell had won their 3rd straight SIC Title and qualified a state high, 23 wrestlers for the IHSAA State Tournament hosted in the Ford Idaho Center this weekend in Nampa.

Caldwell scored 423 team points on their way to the title, 116.5 points clear of Mountain Home, who placed second with 306.5.  Six Cougars won individual titles.  Dante Carreno (126), Christian Hudson (138), Brandon Gonzalez (145), Tevin Sio (152), Ben Solis (160), and Triden Mitchell (220) took first at their weights.  Other State Qualifiers with their District place:  Craig Adams (106) – 4th, Christian Sotelo (106) – 5th, Jose Avila (113) – 5th, Nick Fernandez (113) – 4th, Armando Juarez (120) – 4th, Emmanuel Cerros (126) – 4th, Ismael Cerros (132) – 4th, Andy Lopez (132) – 5th, Cyrus Salcido (145) – 2nd, Luke Lopez (160) – 4th, Noah Jaeckels (170) – 3rd, Carlos Flores (170) – 4th, Eli Becker (182) – 3rd, Luis Salas (195) – 2nd, Leo Gonzalez (195) – 3rd, Travis Mitchell (220) – 2nd, and Zach Ramos (285) – 2nd.

State Tournament for the 4A’s begin at 4:30 pm on Friday.  Saturday’s action begins 9:00 am.  You can follow all the action at