Local wrestlers compete at National Championships in Virginia
POSTED: Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 11:08am
UPDATED: Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 2:11pm
Several local athletes are competing in the 24th annual NHSCA National High School Wrestling Championships in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and here are some of the results reported to Newschannel 9:
138 pounds: El Dorado's Trevor Rios went 2-2 in the tournament.
138 pounds: Del Valle's Lino Gomez went 0-2 in the tournament.
138 pounds: Burges' Juan Sillas went 0-2 in the tournament.
145 pounds: Eastwood's Devin Vasquez went 2-0 in the championship bracket, but fell to West Virginia's Justin Arthur 8-0. Arthur is a 3X West Virginia State Champion. Vasquez later lost to Wyatt Robinson, 3-time state championship from New Mexico. Vasquez ended the tournament 2-2.
160 pounds: Del Valle's Javier Gomez went 1-2 in the tournament.
182 pounds: Franklin's Anthony Camacho went 0-2 in the tournament.
220 pounds: El Dorado's Trey Smith def. Josh Kaminski of Virginia by fall at 5:00. Smith faced Colorado's Andy Armstrong next, and Smith lost a decision, 3-0. Smith's coach says Luther College, a division III school, is looking at Smith.
Here is a link to the Seniors national website:
Here is a link to the Juniors national website: