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By LuAnn Schindler

Summerland's Jesse Thiele reaches 100-win mark on the mat


January 31, 2024

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Friends and family • Family and friends surround Jesse Thiele, Jan. 23, after the Bobcat senior won his 100th career match during a home meet. Joining Thiele in the celebration are (front row, l-r): Lori Bertus, Malin Bertus, Julia Marshall, Thiele, Leenda Thiele, Alex Thiele, Sidney Stallbaum, Eli Thiele; (back row, l-r): Jim Bertus, Trent Marshall, Sam Talero, Jean Drake, Mike Drake and Jim Thiele.

Jesse Thiele earned the 100th win of his wrestling career as the Bobcats went 1-1 at a home triangular on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Thiele joined an elite group of wrestlers to make Bobcat history. He's the second Summerland wrestler to secure 100 wins, according to Coach Dan Roeber.

"We have had a handful of wrestlers get close, and for Jesse to accomplish it with a younger team and show them what it takes to get to that point, it just helps to build the culture of hard work and determination we are looking for," Roeber said.

Thiele picked up win number 99 in the first dual, when he pinned Trace K...

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