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Welcome to Buchanan Wrestling,

The Buchanan High School Wrestling Team has the unique advantage of having such a rich history in the sport, and a fantastic district which strives to give the school the opportunity to be the best.  Therefore, we deeply thank everyone who has taken the time to get involved and help us reach our full potential.  Recent accolades from the past 5 years include:

-4 Individual National Champions
-6 Individual State Champions
-20 Individual All-Americans
-26 Individual State Medalists
-12 Student-Athletes receiving athletic scholarships to compete at the collegiate level
-Back-to-Back The Clash National Duals Champions (2016 & 2017)
-2x Defending Valley & State Team Champions (2017 Public School National Champions)

Buchanan High School also is a part of two major events.  First, the school plays host to one of the top tournaments in the Western United States.  The “Zinkin Classic”, held in mid-December annually, is one of the biggest and best tournaments in all of California, as well as the Western United States.  It is a staple on the wrestling schedule as it provides a great way for us to compete against quality competition around and from outside the state.  Second, the Buchanan vs. Clovis High match, held in late January annually, has become the most watched wrestling dual throughout the state and is a must-see event for any in and around the area.
 
For more information on anything Buchanan Wrestling related, please click the link on the left-side of the page to be taken to our external website.
Conference Championships:
  • 1993
  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
CIF Championships:
  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2009
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
State Championships:
  • 2006
  • 2016
  • 2017
Coaches: 
Troy Tirapelle 
Gabe Flores 
Yogi Leake 
Donnie Rider 
Chris Hansen
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