Tiger Takedown 2018-19 #11

February 20, 2019

Tiger Takedown:  Aztec Wrestling Newsletter #11  2018-2019    2/18/2019

 

The State Qualifying Tournament held in Aztec is over and Aztec qualified 13 wrestlers to the big show next weekend at the Star Center, in Rio Rancho. Aztec put 10 in the finals and came away with 7 District Champions.

 

District Top Placing Teams:

1st   Aztec  222              2nd Kirtland   171    

3rd  Bloomfield  121     4th  Miyamura  116.5 

5th  Gallup  97               6th  Shiprock  8   

 

Aztec State Qualifiers:

106#    10th Jaren McBride                 33-7                 20 pts              District Champion

113#    10th Kaydon McElroy              9-14                  0 pts                did not qualify

120#    10th Dylan St. Vrain                31-12               16 pts               Runner-up

126#    12th Christian Robison           38-3                 20 pts               District Champion

132#    11th Garrett Birzer                  36-8                 19  pts             District Champion

138#    12th Cody Candelaria              39-1                 21.5 pts           District Champion

145#    12th Hunter Medina                35-8                 22 pts               District Champion

152#    11th Bode Wooley                    33-7                 20 pts              District Champion

160#    11th Zane Chapman                29=9                19 pts              District Champion

170#    10th Malcolm Altisi                  32-15               16 pts             3rd place

182#    11th Logan Klepac                   21-8                 15.5 pts           Runner-up

195#    10th Caleb Varzeas                  35-9                 14 pts              Runner-up

220#    12th Zack Roberts                    13-10                 7 pts              3rd place

Hwt        8th Josh Hannah                    16-5                 12 pts             3rd place

 

“No Fear” Wrestler of the Week:   Bode Wooley 

 

Last Event:  Friday and Saturday, February 22-13,  NM State Tournament at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho

 

Aztec Wrestling Trivia: Monday will be the designated “Red Flag Day” based off of the Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling program did while under Dan Gable. When Coach Gable was not happy with his wrestlers' performance,  he would fly a Red Flag at the University flag pole telling his wrestlers to be prepared for a grueling practice.   In our case, it designates the toughest physical and mental practice of the year, to get ready for STATE. Two and a half hours of pure conditioning. If you live through this, you can do anything: Mind over matter..... the Aztec Wrestling Way.                        

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