POSTED: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 4:25pm
UPDATED: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 6:41pm
The UIL Wresting State tournament concluded today in Austin, Texas. Several wrestlers from El Paso competed for state championships.
In the boys 5A tournament, for the 145 pounds class, Devin Vasquez from Eastwood High School defeated Scott Akers of Lewisville Flower Mound with a 12-4 score.
For the Girls 4A tournament Stephanie Martinez of Austin High School pinned Stephanie Martinez Naomi Chavez of Amarillo Caprock to win the 95 pound class.
Karina Aguilar from Del Valle also obtained a title defeating Jordan Smith of Bushland 14-1.
In the 4A 110 pound class Haley Moreno of Saginaw High School defeated Mayra Franco from Bowie High School with a 9-8 score.
In a Championship match between two El Pasoans Allison Alvarez of Hanks defeated Carla Ponce of Del Valle in the 128 pound class with a 7-3 score.
The 4A championship in the 138 pounds also featured two El Pasoans Yvonne Galindo of Jefferson pinned Briana Holcomb from Hanks to win the championship.
In the swimming state tournament, Joe Brown from Eastwood high school had the best performance for the Troopers, finishing 3rd in the 100-yard Butterfly with a time of 49.83 seconds, and also finished 4th in the 200-yard Intermediate Medley with a time of 1:50.25