Youth wrestlers compete, fundraise
Seven wrestlers from Del Norte Youth Wrestling competed at the California USA Wrestling Kids Freestyle State Championships on May 31-June 2 at Selland Arena in Fresno.
Billy Lewis and Aidin King each took third place in their respective divisions. Lewis competed in the Bantam Boys (born 2005–2006) 75-pound weight class, while King competed in the Intermediate Boys (born 2003-2004) 55-pound division.
Eddie Hartwick finished seventh in the Bantam Boys 65-pound weight class, while Ta-Tes Boulby captured seventh place in the Schoolboys (born 1999–2000) 136-pound division.
Bert Taylor, Robert Kelsey and Riley Deshon also competed for Del Norte Youth Wrestling.
Lewis, King, Hartwick and Boulby have qualified for the 2013 West Regional in their respective age and weight classes. That meet will be held June 16–22 at Holt Arena in Pocatello, Idaho.
To raise funds for the trip, Del Norte Youth Wrestling is holding a car wash and bake sale Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at North Woods Realty, 340 U.S. Highway 101, Crescent City.