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2016-17 Pahranagat Valley Wrestling Capsule Preview


Head coach: Brad Loveday, 22nd season

Returning lettermen: Nine

Top wrestlers: Salvador Heredia (Jr.), Danny Heredia (Sr.), David Ingram (Sr.), Reese Thornton (Fr.)

Outlook: The Panthers bring back nine lettermen, including state qualifiers in Danny Heredia (145 pounds) and Ingram (152). Salvador Heredia (113) was a runner-up finisher in the 2014-15 state meet.

Thornton (170) joins the team after winning a middle school state title last year.

“We will work hard and be very competitive,” Loveday said.

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