Wrestling

blake wrestling pic


2011-2012 Championships
Varsity – District, State
Junior Varsity – District
Junior High – Jr. High State

Wrestling

Wrestling is a winter sport. The season begins in November and the state tournament is held in February. Conditioning begins in September, and official practice begins the first week of October. The team also competes in both freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling as the Crusader Wrestling Club. The wrestling team consistently has 100 plus members.

The Wrestling program currently holds a school record 13 state championships. The Crusaders have won 93 individual state championship titles since 1972. The 2000 team holds every Louisiana Division I State Tournament record:

  • Most Team Points: 328
  • Most State Finalist: 12
  • Most State Champions: 7

The team competes in tournaments in Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee and Alabama.

There are three divisions:

  • 7th-9th Grades (Junior High)
  • Junior Varsity (Grades 9th,10th and 11th)
  • Varsity (Grades 9th – 12th).

Dual Meets and Tournaments are held throughout the week.

Mr. Robert Dauterive ’84 – Head Coach
Mr. J.P. Pierre – Assistant Coach
Mr. James Casadaban ’06 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Casey Perino – Assistant Coach (C)
Mr. Adam Manguno ’01 – Assistant Coach (C)

Mr. Mike Cronin – Junior High Head Coach (NF)
Mr. Jack Duffard ’05 – Assistant Coach (C)
Mr. Dylan Dunn ’12 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Jeremy Henderson ’12 – Assistant Coach

(C) CECP Coach
(CS) College Student
(NF) Non-Faculty


Wrestling Championships
1977-1978 – District, State Runner-up
1978-1979 – City, State
1980-1981 – State Runner-up
1981-1982 – City, State
1982-1983 – District, State Runner-up
1983-1984 – City, State
1984-1985 – District, State
1985-1986 – District, State
1986-1987 – District, State
1989-1990 – District
1995-1996 – District, Regional, State Runner-up
1996-1997 – State Runner-up, District
1998-1999 – District, State
1999-2000 – District, State
2000-2001 – District, State
2001-2002 – District, State
2002-2003 – District, State
2005-2006 – State Runner-up
2006-2007 – District, State
2011-2012 – District, State