Comets go back on road and shut out Huskies
MONTEREY PARK (10-14-2015) -- Palomar's wrestlers, who are ranked fifth in the state, went back on the road on Wednesday evening and overwhelmed East Los Angeles 44-0 in a non-conference match.
Coach Brody Barrios' Comets, who won't have a home match until Oct. 28, advanced to 4-1 in duals as Mario Beltran (left, 141 pounds), Kirk Kaliszewski (right, 147) and Raul Briseno (197) recorded wins by fall.
Jake Schaeffer (125 pounds) won by technical fall 17-2, and Palomar got major decision victories from Erik Collin (14-4 at 165) and Alex Graves (13-4 at 184, where he is ranked No. 1 in the state).
The decision winners were Zack Moistner (5-4 at 133 pounds), Arturo Osorio (11-4 at 149), Alex Gallo (10-4 at 174) and heavyweight Seville Hayes (12-7).
Beltran is a freshman from Fallbrook High School, Kaliszewski a sophomore from Ramona, Briseno a freshman from Ramona, Schaeffer a freshman from Otay Ranch, Collin sophomore from San Marcos, Graves a sophomore from San Marcos, Moistner freshman from Fallbrook, Osorio a freshman from Ramona, Gallo a sophomore from Escondido and Hayes a freshman from Mar Vista by way of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Schaeffer is ranked second in the state in his weight class, Gallo third, Collin fifth and Kaliszewski eighth.
Next up for the Comets: the Southern California Duals on Saturday at Cerritos College.