Mt. Vista Junior High eighth-grader Tommy Morris won the championship of his weight division (118) at the Central Junior High League Wrestling Championships, which took place at San Manuel Jr/Sr High School last Thursday.
Morris was one of six Cougars who placed at the event, where MVJHS finished sixth as a team.
Eighth-grade classmates Lucy Chavez (98) and Jakob Tafoya (133) both placed second while sixth graders Crucito Lopez (154), Chad Martinez (73) and Samico Salazar (125) placed second, fourth and fourth, respectively.
The Cougars will travel to Prescott Valley to compete at the Arizona Junior High School Wrestling State Championships Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2020.