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2016-17 Chaparral Wrestling Capsule Preview


Head coach: Bill Smales, second season

Returning lettermen: Six

Top wrestlers: Jesus Ruiz (Sr.), Adam Overbay (Sr.), Francisco Escoto (Jr.), Mark Gonzalez (So,), John Patriarca (So.)

Outlook: Six lettermen return for the Cowboys, who hope to continue to make progress this season.

“We’re looking to continue rebuilding the Chaparral program with a few seniors and several underclassmen who put in time in the offseason to get better,” Smales said. “While still another year away from being a solid dual meet team, we should be able to do better in individual bracket tournaments.”

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