We’re starting to dive into season previews here and this one is from Grapevine High School’s Matt Criner.
Grapevine has a deep squad this season and expect to be in the hunt for a district and maybe even a regional title this year.
113-Kevin Contreras/Josh Ramsey-Contreras finished as runner-up at Little Rock.
120-Gabe Aldaco-Regional Placer
132-Louden Park (will compete with Cole Vaughn for the 126-pound spot) We’ve also got 3-4 others that may creep in here. Park was undefeated in Junior High last season and won the Stockyard Stampede last season.
138-Diego Fernandez-State Qualifier
145-Kole Bailey-Regional Qualifier
152-Nathan Holly-Regional Placer
160-Logan Park-State Placer
170-Ethan Haas-Regional Qualifier
182-Garrett Hoke-Regional Qualifier
195-Tristan Sneed-Regional Qualifier
220-Devin “Deebo” Thomas
285-Travis Mason-Regional qualifier
138-Marisol Zapata-State Qualifier
The team won their district last season and finished third in their regional. A few of the girls should contend for state medals this season.
- Timber Creek Invite
- Rockwall Heath Invite
- SGP JV
- SGP Invite
- SLC JV Duals
- The Colony Tri
- Warrior Games
- Hebron JV
- Argyle Quad
- Cabot Arkasas Invite
- Grapevine Duals
- Cy Fair Invite
- Dallas Jesuit Invite
- District Tournament
- Regional Tournament
- State Tournament
Head Coach-Matt Criner, 6th year at GHS. Grew up wrestling in Oklahoma, attended OSU. Previous coaching stints have been at Arlington Martin and South Grand Prairie
Asst Coach-Ryan Martin, former head coach at GHS. State champ from Tuttle, Ok, won an NCAA national title in wrestling at UCO.
Asst Coach-Brent Johnson grew up wrestling in Wisconsin. He will also be the head coach of one of the middle school teams.
Asst Coach-Esther Splawn. Will be the head coach of one of the middle school teams.
Volunteer Coach-Johnny Letourneau, helps out with all parts of the program, 3-time state champ in wrestling from Kansas
Volunteer Coach-Wesley Hollingsworth, helps out with all parts of the program, NCWA Finalist and All-American in wrestling from East Carolina University
Youth Coach-Jonathon Jackson. Will be the head coach of our Mustang-Panther Youth Wrestling Program