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2016-17 Foothill Wrestling Capsule Preview


Head coach: Ryan English, sixth season

Returning lettermen: Eight

Top wrestlers: Kohl Velado (Jr.), Wyatt English (Jr.)

Outlook: The Falcons return eight lettermen, including two who had big postseasons last year.

Wyatt English was a runner-up at the state meet, and Velado also qualified for the state meet.

“We are a young, determined team with a good foundation,” Ryan English said. “I expect this team to be very competitive this season.”

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