Courtesy of Christopher Cross Carlos Posas stands with his parents and coaches during Madera South wrestling Senior Night in February. Posas signed a National Letter of Intent to wrestle at Central College in Iowa in the fall.
After four years in the Madera South wrestling program, picking up many wins along the way, Carlos “Anthony” Posas signed a National Letter of Intent to wrestle at Div. III Central College in Pella, Iowa.
Posas is the first collegiate signee for third-year head coach Sal Gonzalez.
“It’s real good, especially for an individual like Carlos,” Gonzalez said. “He wrestled the last three years and put in the time. I’m proud for him to represent the school in Iowa. It sets the foundation for the next year’s class to follow him.”
“It feels great to be wanted,” Posas said. “They wanted me for who I am, not just the stats.”
Posas, who will major in exercise science to become a physical education teacher, found out about Central College because an assistant coach is from there.
“It’s very small and their wrestling team is a family,” Posas said. “The classes are small so there is more one-on-one time.”
Although destined to wrestle in college heading into his senior year, Posas suffered a dislocated elbow midway through the season and sat out most of the rest of the year.
“I felt great and felt I could place in state in my senior year,” Posas said. “I made it to every finals, except for three. I was feeling really confident. I wanted to place in state. Unfortunately, it didn’t happen. It was an early round match at the California Invitational Tournament. I knew it was dislocated or broken. There were a lot of…
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