TPHS wrestlers earn awards at California State Games

Award winners Emily Sway and Captain Peter “Pierre” Thomas

The summer is in full swing for most of the Torrey Pines High School students. Some are enjoying a well-deserved vacation, swimming, going to the beach, but not for some wrestlers. Despite intense heat, they continue weekly practice in a small gym at the school. This past week was the first big competition to see if the hard work paid off. Joe Antony, Michael and Jacob Cava, Jacob Soni, Emily Sway and team captain Peter “Pierre” Thomas attended the California State Games that took place July 15 in Rancho Bernardo.

Under the guidance of Coach Brown and Coach Lee, Emily Sway finished second in the 106 lbs. women’s division, while Peter “Pierre” Thomas finished 3rd in the 170 lbs. men’s division. While celebrating their victory. the team is already preparing for the next competition, “The Battle On The Midway,” that will take place in four weeks.