High School Wrestling State Tournament starts this weekend

All of the hard work in the wrestling room will pay off this weekend for several Gila Valley wrestlers. And for the first time in history, the AIA will have a separate girl’s state tournament. All levels will wrestle from February 7th through 9th at the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley. Here is a full list of first round matches for that include area wrestlers.


110 pounds 

Angelina Berume, Sophomore (Pima) 10-4 vs. Amelia Lewis, Junior (Walden Grove) 6-0


D3-106 pounds

Thomas Kinnebrew, Senior (Safford) 46-6  vs. Angelo Martinez, Senior (Desert Edge) 15-7

D3-113 pounds

Zion Granados, Freshman (Safford) 18-10 vs. Oscar Seputveda, Senior (Peoria) 38-6

D3-132 pounds

Jared Garcia, Sophomore (Safford) 20-7 vs. Malik Shuaibe-Jones, Senior (Marcos De Niza) 39-6

D3-138 pounds

McKade Finch, Senior (Safford) 49-2 vs. Eddie Miner, Senior (ALA-QC) 35-14

D3-145 pounds

Karson Zimmerman, Freshman (Safford) 30-14 vs. Kody Ball, Senior (Desert Edge) 20-2

D3-152 pounds

Dawon Andrews, Senior (Safford) 40-1 vs. Nicholas Dery, Junior (Mesquite) 32-15

D3-170 pounds

Robert White, Junior (Safford) 51-0 vs. Sam Zadel, Junior (Seton Catholic) 18-6

D4-106 pounds

Marcus Morales, Sophomore (Morenci) 36-5 vs. Aslan Pouncy, Sophomore (Chinle) 22-11

D4-113 pounds

Calvin Dunning, Junior (Morenci) 34-4 vs. Alex Hernandez, Junior (San Tan Foothills) 23-16

Gabe Fuentes, Senior (Willcox) 31-4 vs. Nate Huffman, Freshman (AZ College Prep) 40-6

D4-120 pounds

Carlos Bray, Junior (Morenci) 32-13 vs. Ismael Gonzales, Junior (Camp Verde) 20-9

Jarom Larson, Sophomore (Pima) 44-10 vs. Miguel Loya, Junior (Yuma Catholic) 37-8

D4-126 pounds

Treven Clark, Senior (Thatcher) 36-2 vs. Jared Wilcken, Freshman (Benjamin Franklin) 35-15

Mason Palmer, Freshman (Pima) 28-16 vs. Wyatt Ogle, Freshman (Santa Cruz) 28-3

Conrad Aguallo, Sophomore (Morenci) 16-4 vs. Marcus Orona, Junior (Round Valley) 42-12

D4-132 pounds

Andrew Kee, Senior (Willcox) 46-4 vs. Kade Hogle, Sophomore (Round Valley) 25-10

Tito Casillas, Senior (Morenci) 41-7 vs. Hunter Kasey, Sophomore (Alchesay) 14-20

D4-152 pounds

Jason Carrasco, Junior (Thatcher) 21-4 vs. Burlander Kee, Sophomore (Ganad0) 17-9

Collin Grimes, Senior (Pima) 29-20 vs. Austin Oppen, Senior (St. Johns) 45-11

Ote Allsup, Sophomore (Willcox) 44-3 vs. Bradley Smallcanyon, Junior (Monument Valley) 33-10

D4-160 pounds

Brayden Oliver, Sophomore (Thatcher) 40-16 vs. Diego Chavez, Freshman (Santa Cruz) 56-0

Cody Torres, Freshmen (Morenci) 33-13 vs. Carter Patten, Freshman (AZ College Prep) 24-22

Uriel Murrieta, Sophomore (Pima) 41-9 vs. Colter Hogle, Senior (Round Valley) 37-5

D4-170 pounds

Brennon Hughes, Junior (Pima) 53-4 vs. Angelo Palacios, Sophomore (Coolidge) 15-7

D4-182 pounds

Steven Roybal, Junior (Morenci) 23-12 vs. Jonathan McDonald, Senior (AZ College Prep) 26-14

Miguel Vasquez, Junior (Willcox) 32-10 vs. Andres Jimenez, Senior (Santa Cruz) 43-8

Brik Skousen, Junior (Thatcher) 47-3 vs. Pinder Amir, Sophomore (Coolidge) 13-12

D4-195 pounds

Caiden Hall, Junior (Willcox) 37-3 vs. Anthony Taylor, Freshman (Parker) 23-16

Tyson Hawkins, Senior (Pima) 39-6 vs. Gustavo Bonilla, Senior (Bourgade Catholic) 10-12

D4-220 pounds

Nathan Willey, Senior (Morenci) 42-7 vs. Robert Vallejos, Senior (St. Johns) 27-19

Gage Bryce, Senior (Thatcher) 41-9 vs. Ted Parkett, Senior (Page) 40-15

D4-285 pounds

Quinten Mack, Senior (Thatcher) 52-2 vs. Ira Spencer, Senior (Pinon) 4-7