Game Summaries & Headlines.
This past weekend the Champe wrestlers participated in the 6B regional tournament. Although the tournament was split into two days, the second of which was twice delayed and finished on Monday, 7 of the 8 qualified wrestlers competed and all wrestled well and made a great showing of their team, with their effort.
Two wrestlers, Khwaja Ahmad (106), took home the title with a pin in the finals; while Jordan Villareal, lost in the finals in a close match and had to wrestle a true second match, won that match in exciting fashion by getting an escape with 8 seconds left to earn 2nd place and a trip to the state tournament. Donovan Fuentes (120), lost two close matches in the final seconds after pinning the #4 seed in the third period to earn a 6th place finish. Nicholas Stockel doubled his win total for the year and earn two big wins but fell in the one match short of placing.
Through a trying season, the team showed up ready to wrestle and compete at the Regional tournament. The did a great job. Taft Dempsey, Kirollos Shafik, and Iverson Munguia also competed, and although did not win any matches they were in every match and competed with great effort and heart, and can be proud of their effort!!