Garden City Varsity/JV Wrestling

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Head Coach | Carlos Preito 

Assistant Head Boys Coach | Paul Lappin

Assistant Head Girls Coach | Kevin Perez

Assistant Coach | Jacob Waller

Assistant Coach | Anthony Calderon

Assistant Coach | Michael Prieto 

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Lady Buffs’ wrestlers make big splash at state

Hernandez, Anjelina Serrano place 2nd; team 3rd Well, it didn’t take long for the Garden City Lady Buffaloes wrestling team to make their appearance known at the 2021 Class 5-6A Division I state wrestling championship. And in less than 9 hours, the Lady Buffs were bringing trophy hardware home from their first true state competition

Trio of Buffs’ wrestlers seek gold at state

Janas, Dominguez, Lopez set sights on titles One might be correct in their assessment that the 2021 Garden City High School boys wrestlers will not be among the chief contenders for that coveted team title that has been crowned 11 times on the Buffaloes since 1971. Yes, it is true that many of last year’s

Lady Buffs wrestlers ready for the next step

7 will compete for state medals Thursday When Garden City High School and its head wrestling coach, Carlos Prieto, decided to undergo the start-up of a girls’ program at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, the goals were simple. First, to provide an opportunity of competition in athletics for high school girls. Second, to

Buffs’ boys’ wrestlers struggle at 6A sub-state

Dominguez, Janas, Lopez qualify for state The history of Garden City High School’s wrestling program is filled with historic moments for both team and individual accomplishments. Eleven state championships since the first one in 1971, numerous two-time individual state champions and in recent years the first 4-time individual titleholder and two other 3-time champs. Twice,

7 Lady Buffs wrestlers headed to State 5-6A

GCHS girls’ team takes 3rd at sub-state As the second season for the Garden City High School Lady Buffaloes wrestling team progressed, head coach Carlos Prieto was convinced that his squad was improving week by week, listening carefully and taking to the fundamentals of the sport to get better. That confidence was never on more

Lady Buffs’ wrestlers shine at 6-5A regional

10 will advance to 6-5A sub-state   It has been said that “all good things come to those who wait.” That might be the latest motto for the Garden City High School Lady Buffaloes wrestling team after its stunning performance in Saturday’s Class 5-6A Regional I at Dodge City High School’s gymnasium. Carlos Prieto, the

Buffs advance 10 to sub-state wrestling

3 capture gold medals at regional meet In a season where nothing looks the same, or even remotely appears normal, the format for postseason wrestling in Kansas fits in nicely. Rather than having the normal two, super regional sites – one for the 18 schools in the West division of the state and one for

Buffs’ wrestlers claim final WAC dual

GCHS mat squads dominate Hays It was the final tune-up of the regular season for the Garden City Buffaloes’ wrestling teams when they traveled to Hays for the last of the four Western Athletic Conference dual matches. Thursday’s finale for the Buffs saw their lineup missing several front-line performers as coach Carlos Prieto opted to

Wrestlers show improvement at Rocky Welton

Buffs place 5th as team; 2 capture individual titles It wasn’t your typical Rocky Welton Invitational by any standard, but the eight teams that did compete Saturday at The Garden provided more than enough entertainment for the fans that were able to attend. Normally the RW hosts a field of between 35 to 40 teams,

Buffs’ wrestlers get late pin to edge Scottsbluff, Neb.

Dual match a prelude to Rocky Welton tourney The month of January has been a testament of dealing with an entirely new season with many variables and distractions, not the least for the Garden City Buffaloes was a month’s delay in the campaign getting started. But now four weeks into the season and just a