East Side Wrestler Jonathan Padilla: District 12, 195 lbs Champion


A big congratulation to East Side Senior, Jonathan Padilla in winning the District 12 championship on Saturday, Feb 16th in the 195 pound weight class at Becton High School. Jonathan, a 3 year wrestler currently has a career record of 62-20. He is the captain of East Side Wrestling, which is one of the few schools still in the city with a wrestling program. He is an outstanding student athlete whose 22-6 record this season will be put to the test as he wrestles this weekend in the Region Tournament in hopes of getting a berth to wrestle in Atlantic City for State Championship next weekend.

Jonathan would like to thank his Head Coach, Kevin Jardim, Assistant Coach Pedro Marques, and all his teammates for their hard work and dedication.