Safford Wrestling Club place well at tournament

The Safford Wrestling Club took 16 wrestlers to the Arizona USA Folkstyle State Championship last weekend. The goal in offseason is to get their wrestlers mat time. The team brought home 12 medals and 2 state championships. Coach Philip Ornelas said that their goal at every tournament is to bring home medals, and it was awesome to see these young wrestlers bring home some hardware! “We are excited about our future with Safford Wrestling,” Ornelas said.

Here are the results of the tournament:

Kaleb Cordova 1st Place

Hoyt Romero 1st Place

Fernando Gonzales 2nd Place

Armando Carrillo 3rd Place

Adryon Castillo 3rd Place

Gauge Romero 3rd Place

Nathaniel Maldonado 3rd Place

Karson Zimmerman 3rd Place

Janacio Rios 5th Place

Noah Jurado 5th Place

Lucas Lackner 5th Place

Frank Romero 6th Place