Summer Tidbits June 2018

June 25, 2018

Aztec Wrestling Summer Tidbits:             June 2018


6th Annual Aztec Tigers High Desert Credit Union Summer Duals & Clinic


Dr. Nate McClain, a 1999 Aztec High graduate, 3x New Mexico State Champ, collegiate All American from Iowa Central and wrestled at Nebraska, was the featured clinician.  He emphasized position while on the mat, wrestling at the next level and respect.


Aztec won their own Summer Duals for the second year, against some very good competition.  12 schools were at attendance at this year’s duals.

1st Aztec Black                 2nd Spearfish SD              3rd Piedra Vista                 4th Del Norte/Volcano Vista

4th Camp Verde AZ         6th  Aztec Orange              7th  KC/Manzano               8th  Bayfield/Clark NV/Durango


Aztec Black had wins over:   4-0

Aztec 67     Bayfield/Clark Nv. /Durango 3                              Aztec 50    Del Norte/Volcano Vista 13

Aztec 50     Camp Verde Az.  27                                                Aztec 38    Spearfish SD   33


Aztec Orange went 1-3

Aztec 42      KC/Manzano 24                                                         Aztec 30      Piedra Vista 31

Aztec 6        Spearfish SD 74                                                        Aztec 18      Camp Verde AZ  40


17 Aztec Wrestlers traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada for the 12th Annual Las Vegas Summer Duals and went 6-0 in Duals.

Aztec 42     La Moore, CA  30            Aztec 61   Canyon, CA  15                   Aztec 52    Murrieta Valley, CA  18

Aztec 69     Regis Jesuit, CO  3         Aztec 53   Gremlin WC, CA 18            Aztec 43   Piedra Vista 28

Aztec   2     Foothills 0 forfeit


Place winners during the Individual Tournament:

Dylan St. Vrain   3rd,  Cody Candelaria   1st, Hunter Riddick 4th, Bode Wooley 1st, Malcolm Altisi 2nd

Logan Thorpe 3rd, Caleb Varzeas   2nd


We ended the trip with a mat stay and roll around at Winslow High School on our way home.

23 Individual records:

Bella Wells  5-6,  Justin Hargis  6-5,  Dalyn Medina  1-3,  Jaren McBride  9-4, Drake Dansie  3-7,  Jacob Adame  1-1,  Sammy Minton  6-7,  Demetri Dufur  0-3,  Dylan St. Vrain  9-6,  Christian Robison  12-3,  Cody Candelaria  13-1,  Garrett Birzer  3-1,  Hunter  Medina  10-2,  Zane Chapman  2-2,  Hunter Riddick  7-6, Bode Wooley  15-0,  Logan Klepac  7-7,  Gage Barboa  1-3, Logan Thorpe  11-2,  Malcolm Altisi  11-3,

Caleb Varzeas  8-5,  Zack Roberts  4-8,  Josh Hannah  5-8         


149-78 66% win


Side note:

Garrett Birzer and Zane Chapman went to the 2-week Naval Academy Wrestling Camp.


FYI and Help:  Someone has been vandalizing the Wrestling Median, by pulling out the signs and throwing them down the hill.  Please keep an eye out for who may be doing this act of vandalism!!



Thank you,

Aztec Wrestling Nation


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