Comets dominate at Cholla Tournament

comets.jpg

Ruben Hernandez

San Manuel, AZ – The Comets competed at Cholla High School this past weekend against 10 southern Arizona High School teams.

AZWAY, the new folk style-wrestling league has attracted the top wrestlers in all divisions. Six Comet wrestlers came home with medals. AZWAY wrestling cards are $15 for a year’s membership. All wrestlers (K-12) with a card are insured for one year. Tournaments are $10.

The Comets will be hosted the next AZWAY tournament this Saturday at the gymnasium at San Manuel High School. There’s a Jr./Sr. High School qualifier in three weeks where if you make the finals, you qualify for the Arizona All Star Team which will travel and wrestle at the America’s Cup in California.

“This league is taking off in the right direction,” said coach Daniel Najera. “All of our wrestlers wrestled five matches. Supporting this league is beneficial to our Jr/Sr High school programs. Racking up off-season matches against quality opponents is our goal. It’s only going to make our program a stronger unit. We hope to have a good turn out next weekend.”

Results for the Cholla tourney are:

• Adrian Torres- first place

• Ruben Hernandez- first place

• Colten Smith- second place

• Joseph Lopez- second place

• Frankie Tamayo-third place

• Anthony Lopez- third place

If you have any questions and would like to the AZWAY league, please contact Daniel Najera at 520-603-9929.

admin (7654 Posts)


Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Hambly announces Students of the Week

    21 hours ago
    by

    Leonor Hambly K-8 School has announced its Students of the Week for the week of Aug.


    Gila Board of Supervisors approve tax rates; ASARCO devalues Hayden property

    21 hours ago
    by

    The Gila County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, to approve the tax rates for the entire county. This is an annual function of the Board; the procedure is required by state law and allows the County Treasurer to accept and disburse the property taxes collected.


    Kearny Police Report

    22 hours ago
    by

    According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting


    Lisle Jean Forrester Johnsen

    22 hours ago
    by

    Lisle Jean Johnsen, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died suddenly on August 14, 2014.


  • Stories Just For You

    Pinal County Economic Development Director visits Oracle

    August 19th, 2014
    by

    San Manuel Miner Tim Kanavel, Pinal County Economic Development director visited Oracle on Friday, Aug.


    Superior Farmer’s Market robbed; police seek information

    July 29th, 2014
    by

    Armed robbers last Friday held up the Superior Farmer’s Market and absconded with an unknown amount of money, according to the Superior Police Department.


    Ray School District seeks budget override

    July 8th, 2014
    by

    By Mila Besich-Lira Copper Basin News The Ray Unified School District Board recently voted to hold a 10 percent maintenance and operations override election.


    Resolution Copper makes donation to Mammoth

    July 1st, 2014
    by

    San Manuel Miner At the regular meeting of the Mammoth Town Council held on Thursday, June 19, Andrew Taplin of the Resolution Copper Company gave the Town of Mammoth a


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin