The Cesar Chavez Wrestling Team Competed in the Division I Section 3 Wrestling Tournament

Posted by Communications on 2/7/2018

The Champion Wrestling team competed in the Division I Section 3 Wrestling Tournament, February 2-3 at Desert Vista High School to determine who will move on to the state tournament.  Chavez placed third overall in team points behind Sunnyside and Desert Vista, and qualified eight wrestlers for the state tournament. Chavez placed six wrestlers in the finals of weight divisions and  Camilo Hernandez at 145-pounds and Sammy Hernandez at 152-lbs. were sectional champs.  Placing second were Adrian Cruz, 128 lb.; Diego Herrera, 132; Robert Dominguez, 138 and Erik Orozco, 195. 

The state tournament is Thursday and Friday, February 8-9 in Prescott.  The individual wrestlers who qualified can earn points toward the overall team scores at state, as well, to determine a state championship team.