Top left, Kaylynn Martin pins her opponent from Round Rock McNeil to advance in the Region IV Tournament. Martin finished in the third place to advance to the UIL State Wrestling Tournament for the third time in her career where she is a two-time state placer. Martin enters the tournament with 26-3 record. Top right, Jesyka Banda pins her opponent from San Antonio Reagan to pull off the upset and advance to the Region IV final in the 100-pound weight class. Banda has advanced to the regionals four times in her career. Banda is a three-time state qualifier looking to win her first state medal. Banda enters the tournament with a 40-2 record. Bottom left, Anisa Moreno pins her opponent from Schertz Clemens during the opening round of the Region IV tournament. Moreno went on to win in the 145-pound weight class. Moreno is a three-time state qualifier with a record of 34-3. (
Photos provided by Davina Moreno)
From left, Kaylynn Martin, Anisa Moreno and Jesyka Banda celebrate their regional medals with Martin placing third, Moreno placing first, and Banda placing second. All three wrestlers are multiple time state qualifiers looking to win their first state medal. Behind them is assistant coach Jeremy Cross, head wrestling coach Garvin Smith and assistant coach Charline Hagemaster. (
Photo provided by Frank Moreno)
Three Rattler wrestlers look to medal at state tournament
The San Marcos Wrestling Program continues its strong tradition as seniors Jesyka Banda and Kaylynn Martin, and junior Anisa Moreno will participate in the UIL State Wrestling Tournament.