Girls defend district title; boys finish 2nd

McCallum wrestling team captain, Adriana Boortz, leads by example for her fellow wrestlers as she keeps the upper-hand against LBJ's 102-pounder. Boortz eventually pinned her opponent during the second round en route to defending her district title. Photo by Beth Bishop

McCallum wrestling team captain, Adriana Boortz, leads by example for her fellow wrestlers as she keeps the upper hand against LBJ’s 102-pounder. Boortz eventually pinned her opponent during the second round en route to defending her district title. Photo by Beth Bishop

While the girls wrestling team took first and the boys team finished second in District 26-5A, eight McCallum wrestlers took first place individual titles at the district meet. Girls Adriana Boortz, Makenna Mabon, Jasmine Janea Davis, Maya Shimizu and boys Isak Contreras, Omar Resendiz, Ransom Cloke, and Michael Kelly all became district champions in their respective weight classes. All will advance to Regionals on Saturday and Friday, Feb. 12-13, at Delco Center.  Giselle Cruz and Jack Davern won first place in the JV division.

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