The Golden Bears Defeats Chaparral to Clinch their 29th Consecutive Southwestern League Championship.
The Temecula Valley Golden Bears extended their CIF State Wrestling record Tuesday evening when they defeated Chaparral Tuesday night to win the Southwestern League Title.
Temecula Valley won the Championship for an unprecedented 29th straight time, a new California State record.
“It takes a lot of hard work, effort and pride to to do this year after year” said Golden Bears Wrestling Coach Arnold Alpert. “We keep plugging away year after year and I’m proud of all the hard work that the wrestlers and staff put to keep the streak alive”.
Golden Bears co-Head coaches Arnold Alpert and Lyndon Campbell have built a Southern California wrestling powerhouse since becoming involved in the program. Temecula Valley has 18 CIF SS Titles and has won the Masters three times. The Golden bears have finished in the top ten in the state six times since Alpert and Campbell took over the program.
The Golden Bears beat Chaparral in their Duals match to win the title. Another amazing statistic: Temecula Valley has won 126 straight Southwestern League duals matches in a row.
“I’m really proud of how our wrestlers performed against the Pumas” said Coach Alpert. “They stayed focused and showed great poise and determination, especially our seniors. We got the job done again”.
The Golden Bears will compete in the CIF Southern Section Duals Championships tomorrow at Santiago High School. Matches begin a 9 am.