Spring Campout May 6th-7th

April 24, 2016

Ophir Cabin Campout May 6-7th It will be lots of FUN. It will be FREE!  Parents will help provide food for Dinner and Breakfast.  This event will be a club event.  Due to liability reasons, it will not be affiliated with the High School in any way.  Parents are responsible with getting the wrestler to and from Ophir.  If wrestlers need a ride.  Please contact Branden Shunn westlakewrestlingthunder@yahoo.com.  We will go…


Westlake Greco/Freestyle State Results

April 24, 2016

Our Westlake wrestlers fought tough this past weekend.  We had 11 Greco and 15 Freestyle participates. In total we had 9 Greco State Placers, and 7 freestyle state placers. Congrats to Landon Roberts for taking state in Greco and Zach Warren for taking state in BOTH STYLES! Greco State Placers Intermediate 65 – Kyler North 6th Intermediate 75 – Landon Roberts 1st (STATE CHAMPION!) Schoolboy 144 – Ethan Shunn 2nd…


YOUTH: Spring Party April 26th

April 1, 2016

Parents, Tuesday, April 26th from 6-8pm we will be holding our spring wrestling party at Get Air Hang Time trampoline park located at 1340 Sandhill Road, Orem. We would love to have all attend even if you didn’t wrestle this spring. The cost will be $6 per person that you will pay when you arrive. When you arrive you need to let them know you are with the Westlake wrestling…


Maple Mountain Tournament Results

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March 27, 2016

We had a great weekend down in at Maple Mountain High School in Mapleton, Utah.  Westlake Wrestling Club had a record 12 high school age wrestlers competing highlighted by multiple 1st place finishes.  The coaches can see the improvements; in technique, strength, and mat awareness.  And it’s only been a little over a month since state!  See the results below: Greco Izaya Valdez’s place is 2nd Colby Peterson’s place is…


HS: Westlake Tournament Results at Mountain View

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March 20, 2016

Westlake had eight high school age wrestlers compete in this weekends Mountain View tournament held in Orem, Utah.  We first want to give a shout out to those particiapting for the first time; Matt Chandler and Kivan Lopez!  Also congrats to Izaya Valdez and Austin Petty who took first in Freestyle and Folkstyle!  Izaya beat a 5A 3rd in state and a 4A 4th in state!  And Colby Peterson almost beat…


Benefits of Spring Wrestling

March 15, 2016

I’ve always been a big proponent of off season wrestling and I wanted to share some thoughts I have about it’s importance.  I also linked a USA Wrestling article below that inspired me to write this. Why Spring wrestling is essential My general belief is this.  The more you wrestle, the better you get.  And so spring wrestling is a primary way to continue wrestling and improve after the high…


HS: Pleasant Grove and Inter-mountain Challenge Results

March 13, 2016

We had another awesome Westlake showing at the tournaments this weekend. Dominic Castro, Ethan Shunn, Izaya Valdez, and Zach Warren all wrestled at the Inter-mountain Warrior Challenge in Pocatello, Idaho. All four of them won at least one match with Zach Warren placing 4th place overall at 170lb! This was a tough tournament with 93 teams represented! Congrats to them! Also this weekend we had our local Norm Sanderson Memorial…


Wrestling Mentality: Body Language

March 11, 2016

Below is a podcast that I found on the http://www.wrestleutah.com website so I thought I would share it here. I can’t stress enough the importance of mental attitude and preparation when it comes to wrestling. I learned the hard way as a new wrestler.  When I came out tentative, passive and scared, I got worked.  I would focusing on how strong my opponent looked or how much experience he has. I…


HS: Box Elder Tournament Results

March 6, 2016

We had another great showing at spring wrestling tournament. This time at Box Elder in Brigham City, Utah. Coach Warren, Coach Newby and Principal Twitchell all helped this week. We appreciate them! Below were our placers! Greco Ethan Shunn’s place is 2nd Dominic Castro’s place is 4th Zach Warren’s place is 1st Izaya Valdez’s place is 1st Matthew Brink’s place is 1st Austin Petty’s place is 3rd Colby Peterson’s place…


HS: Wasatch Tournament Results

March 5, 2016

We had a great turnout to the Wasatch tournament. I want to thank Coach Warren, Coach Newby, and Coach Shunn for coaching all our high school boys this weekend. Congrats to the following Westlake HS wrestlers to competed at the Wasatch Tournament: Greco Roman Style Austin Petty’s place is 2nd Colby Peterson’s place is 2nd Zac Warren’s place is 3rd Lance Shunn’s place is 3rd Cameron Peterson’s place is 3rd…