SHS wrestling competed in the “State Qualifying Tournament" in Bayard, at Cobre High School. The Warriors will send 14 wrestlers at 14 Different weight classes and all wrestlers qualified at their respective weight class for the 2019 NMAA High School State Championships this Friday/Saturday Feb. 22-23. This required each wrestler to place 1st-3rd in their weight class.
Socorro also qualified two female wrestlers for the girls state championship exhibition tournament totaling 16 athletes all together.
Because Socorro qualified 16 wrestlers the NMAA has four manager spots available for SHS wrestling.
State Championship qualified wrestlers in all weight classes include;
106- Anthony Silva- 3rd Place
113- Ayden Lewis- 2nd Place
120- Andre Gonzales- 3rd Place
126- Joel Partridge- District Champion
132- Andrew Garcia- 2nd Place
138- Sean McNeil- 2nd Place
145- Francisco Encinias- 3rd Place
152- Braedon Bardwell- 2nd Place
160- Orion Rottman- 3rd Place
170- Nicolas Gonzales- District Champion
182- Brandon Amaro- 3rd Place
195- Xavier Otero- 2nd Place
220- Ian Jordison- 2nd Place
285- Dylan Avalos- 2nd Place
Girls state qualified exhibition wrestlers;
106- Chailynn Amaro
113- Shaydan Castillo
The state championship tournament will begin at 9 a.m., Friday February 22 at the Santa Ana Star Center.