The Saratoga Sun -

By Tom Dixon 

Two seniors lead raw wrestling squad into new season


Lionzo Escobedo is one of just two seniors on Saratoga’s wrestling squad, and the only returning state placer, so head coach Jared Mason is going to lean heavily on him for leadership.

“Lionzo steps in and fills that role as a natural leader, there isn’t a kid that works harder than him,” Mason said. “He’s willing to help show the younger kids ... he’s not just a senior saying I’m going to thump on you.”

Escobedo and the Panthers will have their work cut out for them after losing standouts Corson Kerbs, Anthony Samson and Tom Stockwell to graduation last year.

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