History! Freshman Jennifer Flores Wins League Title

Freshman female wrestler Jennifer Flores entered the OLu history books on Saturday afternoon!  Flores, competing in the 111lb weight class, captured the Empire League title after defeating the #1 seed from Valencia in the finals.  The Trinity League merges with the Empire League in the girls wrestling division.IMG_7839 - 01 - 01

Her win also qualifies her for the CIF Finals on Friday, February 10, also a first in the history of the girls wrestling program.  The finals will be held at Corona High School. 
Flores is 25-9 overall on the season.  
CIF Finals

Flores continued her historic run at the CIF Finals meet at Corona High School.  She won her first two matches before dropping her first match in round 3.  IMG_2870 - 01


She won two more matches in the consolation bracket before dropping her final two.  She finished 6th in the 111lb weight class, which booked her ticket to the CIF Masters Meet.  She becomes the first female wrestler to ever qualify for CIF Masters.  

Flores is now 29-13 on the season and will travel to Palm Springs High School on Friday, February 17, for Masters.


CIF Masters Meet

Competing in the CIF-SS Masters meet at 111lb Flores went 1-2.  She lost her first match but bounced back with a win in match 2 before losing her final bout.  Flores wraps up her season in the Masters meet while making history along the way becoming, the first female wrestler in school history to win a Trinity League title, compete at CIF Finals, and CIF Masters. 

Follow Flores's run through the CIF Playoffs at oluathletics.org or on our Instagram

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