By Kevin Martinez and Cairo Chambers

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Photo by Cairo Chambers William Penn junior Luis Rodriguez wrestled against Jordan Washam in the 160 lb. weight class for third place February 20. 

On February 20, William Penn 132 weight class junior Ryan Juarez-Robertson, 160 weight class junior Luis Rodriguez, 182 weight class senior Dequan Twyman, and 285 weight class senior Brandon Dooley won their matches at the Blue Hen Conference tournament, helping William Penn win the entire tournament on Saturday.

For this 2015-16 wrestling season, William Penn has a 10-3 record. 

Despite, the loss in the last wrestling match against Sussex Central High School, they overcame that by taking first place in the Blue Hen Conference wrestling tournament.

Rodriguez said, “It wasn’t the easiest tournament, but it was probably one of the most memorable. As a team, I think we wrestled great. We ended up taking first place as a team overall.
The top 6 place finishers in the Blue Hen conference and top 4 place in the Independent conference advanced to compete 22-23 teams on February 26-27 in the DIAA Individual state wrestling tournament at Cape Henlopen High School.