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By Alejandro Rosas, Mission Local
Last year, San Francisco International High School (SFI) competed for the first time in its first generation of girls’ wrestling with a team of three wrestlers.
Now looking toward its second season with a team of five women wrestlers, the team looks to build a competitive and successful program under the direction of Head Coach Guadalupe Lopez and Assistant Coach Nick Olsen.
“I chose wrestling, even though I couldn’t do it. I gave myself the high spirits to do it, and that’s when I gave it ‘mas ganas,’ " said wrestler Yury Cruz, using the Spanish phrase for more energy and desire.
A senior to soon to wrestle in her second season for SFI, Cruz says: “I love wrestling because I get to know other students from other schools.”
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