Young wrestlers earn medals at USA Championships

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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 (772 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.


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