Tiger Takedown #9 2019-20

2019-2020 Tiger Takedown #9 Aztec Wrestling Newsletter 1/27/2020

Aztec Wrestling made history once again, with 4 days of wrestling held at Lillywhite Gymnasium. On Thursday, both Varsity and JV dualed against Kirtland. A community youth dual was held, as well. Aztec came away with two wins: the Varsity beat KC 62-26 and JV won 51-24. Then on Friday, our 2nd Annual Aztec Girls Invitational was won by Aztec. On Saturday, our 38th Annual Tiger Duals and 5th Annual JV Pool Play Tournaments were held. Aztec came away with two Championships. On Saturday evening, and all day Sunday, the New Mexico Junior Wrestling State Qualifier was held in Aztec. A lot of wrestling was held for those who love a sport that pushes your limits.

The Saturday final between unbeaten and always tough Pagosa Springs, against unbeaten Aztec, was well worth the price of admission. The two battled to a 1 team point difference. With one match left, Aztec’s Sammy Minton beat Pagosa’s EJ Monterosso with a 10-9 score, giving us a 31-27 win and the tournament Championship.

Top Team Results 2nd Annual Aztec Girls Invitational: Top 6/13

1st Aztec 90 pts 2nd Moriarity 85 pts 3rd Carlsbad 61 pts

4th Gallup 59 pts 5th Los Alamos 53 pts 6th Bernalillo 39 pts

Aztec Girls Place Winners:

100# 10th Justice Limback 1-2 4 pts 4th place

106# 12th Johanna Limback 2-2 11 pts 3rd place

120# 12th Mia Aguirre 5-0 26 pts Champion

126# 9th Makayla Munoz 4-0 27 pts Champion voted O/W

132# 10th Brynn Kirby 1-2 4 pts No place

160# 10th Princess Altisis 2-0 18 pts Champion

38th Annual Tiger Duals Team Results:

Aztec 1st Pagosa 2nd Belen 3rd Centari 4th Bloomfield 5th Bayfield 6th

Kirtland 7th Albuquerque Acad. 8th Capital 9th Socorro 10th Moriarity 11th Gallup 12th

Aztec Dual Team Scores:

Aztec 40 - Centauri 30 Aztec 72 - Moriarity 12 Aztec 65 - Abq Acad. 12

Aztec 64 - Belen 18 Championship Aztec 31 - Pagosa 27

5th Annual Tiger JV Pool Play: Top 5/10

1st Aztec JV 179 pts 2nd Belen JV 171pts 3rd Bloomfield 145 pts 4th Pagosa 132 pts 5th KC 99 pts

Aztec JV Place Winners:

106# 8th Talan Olguin 5-0 21.5 pts Champion

113# 11th Jacob Culler 3-0 18 pts Champion

120# 11th Justin Hargis 3-1 14 pts Runner-up

120# 12th Mia Aguirre 1-3 4 pts 4th place

126# 9th Makayla Munoz 3-0 20 pts Champion

145# 9th Cody Hargis 3-0 20 pts Champion

145# 8th Tony Thompson 1-1 10 pts Runner-up

152# 10th Garrett Kirby 5-0 23.5 pts Champion

160# 10th Princess Altisis 5-0 20 pts Champion

160# 9th John Villarrial 2-3 8 pts 4th place

170# 8th Logan Barboa 3-0 18 pts Champion

285# 9th Thurmin Lee 2-3 8 pts 4th place

Post note: Last week ,in a dual, Aztec beat Monticello, Utah 65-10

No Fear Wrestlers of the Week: Girls: Johanna Limback JV Boys: Talan Olguin V Boys: Sammy Minton

Events this Week: Friday in the AHS Multi-Purpose Room Varsity dual vs Cedaredge. Saturday, Varsity to the Butch Melton Invite, in Ignacio, CO. JV home in the new wrestling room vs Durango, CO.

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