Young wrestlers earn medals at USA Championships

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Samico Salizar

Daniel Najera

Charles Croci

San Manuel Miner

San Manuel Varsity wrestling head coach Daniel Najera announced that three young wrestlers from the Tri-Community advanced to the medal rounds at 2014 USA Wrestling Folkstyle State Championships. The event took place in Casa Grande March 28-30.

Samico Salazar, who wrestled in the 65-pound weight class, won the State Championship in his weight class. Charles Croci (63 lbs) finished 2nd and Daniel Najera (50 lbs) finished 4th..

The three wrestlers are members of the MSM Community Schools wrestling program. Congratulations to the three boys who were rewarded for their hard work and dedication.

Andy Luberda (362 Posts)

Andy Luberda began writing for Copper Area News Publishers (CANP) in February 2013 after working15 years in Healthcare Financial Management. Andy covers sports for eight high schools. His stories are published in the Southeast Valley Ledger, Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner and Superior Sun. Additionally, he has written human interest stories and business profiles. In May 2012, he earned an AAS in Sports Management at Central Arizona College. Andy is currently earning a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from ASU’s Hugh Downs School of Communication. Andy is scheduled to complete his degree December 2014. He was born and raised in Des Plaines, Ill. In 1992, he relocated to Arizona. After a short return to Des Plaines in 1997, he returned to the Phoenix area two years later. He and his wife, Kelli, have three sons – AJ, Kyle, and Kade.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Town of Kearny thanks residents

    April 30th, 2015
    by

    Dear Town of Kearny Residents, The Town of Kearny Public Works Department would like to thank the community for their […]


    Teachers hatch chicks at Ray Elementary

    April 29th, 2015
    by

    First grade teachers at Ray Elementary have been hatching chicks in their classrooms for over 20 years now. This spring, […]


    Ray to register children for Pre-K

    April 28th, 2015
    by

    Ray School District will have its Pre-Kindergarten registration on Monday, May 11, from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.


    Bearcats closing in on section title

    April 28th, 2015
    by

    Copper Basin News The sixth-ranked Ray baseball team maintained its hold on first place in the Section VI standings after lopsided wins against Gilbert Classical Academy and Hayden last week.


  • Stories Just For You

    ROTC has annual awards banquet

    April 28th, 2015
    by

    Copper Basin News The annual Ray High School Marine Corp. JROTC awards program and banquet was held last week at the Kearny Elks Lodge.


    Something nice for one lucky grad

    April 28th, 2015
    by

    Monday afternoon, Mark Phelps with Oracle Ford delivered this year’s top prize for the San Manuel Elks Project Graduation.


    Central Arizona College holds awards ceremony

    April 28th, 2015
    by

    San Manuel Miner Central Arizona College (CAC) Aravaipa Campus holds student awards ceremony. CAC Representative, Benny DeSantiago said, “The awards are for leadership, compassion, appreciation for social, cultural, diversity and


    Church Family History Center ready for open house

    April 28th, 2015
    by

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints completed a new Family History Center that will serve members and the public in the Tri-Community and surrounding communities.


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather