Athletes of the Week

DP's Cameron Cox and SBCC's Jessica Escalante

Cameron Cox, Dos Pueblos wrestling

Cameron Cox became Dos Pueblos’ first CIF-Southern Section wrestling champion in five years as he won the 132-pound weight class title last Saturday at the Central Division championship meet at Grand Terrace High.

Cox defeated Ventura’s Luke Tada, 1-0, in the semifinals, avenging a loss against him in the Channel League finals the previous week. He then posted a first-period pin over Ethyn Ewing of Anaheim-Canyon in the final.

Jessica Escalante, SBCC track and field.

Jessica Escalante was a four-time winner for SBCC at the Western State Conference Relays. The sophomore from Dos Pueblos anchored the 4 x 100 relay team to a school record of 48.89, ran on the victorious 4 x 400 and 1,600 sprint medley relay units and captured the javelin.

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