By Sam Conner
The Winslow High School wrestling team will be under the mentoring of new Coach Scott Larsen this season, which begins with a multi-team event at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, at home. The Bulldogs will host teams from Holbrook, Tuba City and Chino Valley.
The next meet will also be a multi-team event scheduled at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28.
Much of the 2012-13 schedule will be held in December prior to the Christmas holidays. The Pat Kenny Invitational Tournament in Holbrook will be a big challenge on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
Winslow will host another multi-team event at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, with Show Low, Snowflake and River Valley expected to attend.
A junior varsity multi-team event will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, in Show Low with the jayvee Bulldogs participating.
A multi-team meet for both varsity and junior varsity wrestlers will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Blue Ridge High School in Lakeside.
Winslow will host a junior varsity multi-team meet at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, with Coconino, Holbrook and Flagstaff expected to attend.
The Show Low Invitational Tournament will be held on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14 and 15, with times to be determined later.
The final home meet of the 2012 portion of the schedule will be on Wednesday, Dec. 19, when Mingus, Many Farms and Window Rock are expected for a multi-team event starting at 3 p.m.
The first event of the 2013 portion of the season will be a dual meet at Page with both varsity and junior varsity competition on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The action is slated to begin at 4 p.m.
Winslow’s Doc Wright Invitational, the premier home event of the season, will be held on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12. Some of the best wrestling teams in the state are expected to attend.
The Page Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18 and 19, is the next to the last regular season event on the schedule.
A varsity and junior varsity dual meet with Fountain Hills is the last home meet of the season at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23.
Winslow will also host the sectional meets on Saturday, Feb. 2. The state tournament will follow on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9, in Prescott.
By Sam Conner