GHS wrestlers place at Section IX Championships, finish season with 21-13 record


Three high school wrestlers stand with their coaches in a gym.

Congratulations to the Goshen wrestlers who placed at the end-of-season Section IX Wrestling Championships.

  • Sophomore Evan Weeden placed 6th, a two-time All-Section wrestler before his junior year.
  • His brother, Senior Danny Weeden won 4th place with 37 wins for his second All-Section honor.
  • Senior Jacob Perales won 4th place, capping off his career with 116 career varsity wins– the third all-time record in Gladiator Wrestling history!

The Varsity Wrestling Team finished with a 21-13 overall record (4-1 League).

Team Tournament Finishes

Lance Golubinski Memorial Duals – 3rd Place

Tri-State Duals – 3rd Place

Mount Markham Mustang Duals – 2nd Place

Individual Tournament Finishes

Ken Haines Memorial Invitational (held at SUNY Oswego)

Jacob Perales – 4th Place

Danny Weeden – 5th Place

Michael Lombardi – 8th Place

Evan Weeden – 8th Place

Section IX Championships

Jacob Perales – 4th Place

Danny Weeden – 4th Place

Evan Weeden – 6th Place

Milestones and Records

  • Jacob Perales finishes career 3rd All-Time Varsity Wins with 116 (1. Mike Zigrossi ’87, 139 wins, 2. Ryan Ellefsen ’16, 131 wins)
  • Michael Lombardi ties a school record with a 5 second pin at Mount Markham Mustang Duals! (Joe Papasidero ’98) 
  • 2023-24 will mark the third consecutive year that the Varsity Wrestling Team will be recognized as a Scholar Team by NYSPHSAA for having an overall team average above a 90%
  • JV Wrestling Team places team 3rd at the JV Section IX Championships!