Huntsville sophomore Skylar Brock, bottom, attempts to wiggle free from a hold during Saturday's Class 5A girls 165-pound state championship bout against Frisco Lone Star's Marsela Gaisoa at the UIL Wrestling State Tournament, which was held at the Culwell Center in Garland.

Lady Hornets junior Christian Walker was all smiles after winning her third-place bout on Saturday afternoon. Walker has improved each time she competed at the state tournament. She finished sixth as a freshman in 2013, fourth last year as a sophomore and now third. She's looking to improve …


Ever since the Lady Hornets finished third at last year’s state wrestling tournament, they’ve been determined to make it back and win it all this year.

The Lady Hornets are on their way to winning a third straight regional championship after the first day of the Class 5A Region III wrestling tournament at the Berry Center in Cypress.

The Huntsville boys and girls wrestling teams pose with their championship plaques after repeating as district champions on Saturday.

Huntsville junior Miranda Nava, center, hugs Huntsville wrestling head coach Chris Potter after winning the girls 95-pound championships as assistant coach Eddie Pearce also savors the victory during Saturday’s District 10-5A wrestling tournament at Bryan High School. The Huntsville boys and…

Huntsville wrestler Nic Dornbush tries to pin his opponent to the mat during his third-place match on Saturday. Dornbush finished third in the 152-pound weight class and by placing fourth or better, Dornbush 


BRYAN — Nothing could stop the Hornets and Lady Hornets from repeating as District 10-5A champions at Bryan High School on Saturday, not even a slight power outage.

Even with a few of their teammates resting this weekend, the Huntsville High School wrestling team tested their mettle with the likes of Class 6A programs Cy Lakes, Cy Ridge and The Woodlands.

The Hornet and Lady Hornet grapplers turned in another strong performance on Friday and Saturday at The Woodlands Wrestling Invitational.


During Wednesday’s wrestling meet against a pair of District 10-5A teams, the Huntsville boys and girls did plenty of good things, plus also saw where they needed to improve.

Hornets sophomore Elijah Dierksheide locks in a hold on Humble’s Gerad Lusk during their bout on Wednesday. Dierksheide won by pinfall in the final round.

Lady Hornets senior Jordan Kader maintains her leverage against Humble’s Brianna McKinney during Wednesday’s meet at the Paul Bohan Hornet Gym. Kader won by pinfall against McKinney and Willis’ Tiffany Cherry as the Huntsville girls easily defeated both squads. The Hornet boys lost to Humble…

After kicking off the season with a strong start in Cypress a week and a half ago, the Hornets and Lady Hornets wrestlers look to continue their winning ways.


The Huntsville High School boys and girls wrestling teams were in for a big challenge on Friday and Saturday.

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