East, West qualify for regionals

Feb. 16, 2017 at 11:36 p.m.

Ten wrestlers from Victoria West and five wrestlers from Victoria East qualified for the Region IV-5A Tournament Friday and Saturday at the Delco Center in Austin.

The Warriors will send District 15-5A outstanding lightweight wrestler Javier Chapa in the 106-pound weight class. Chapa finished first at last week's district meet in Corpus Christi.

Daniel Navarro, who was third in district, will compete at 138 pounds. Mason Buenger, who also placed third in district, will compete at 195 pounds.

Jaedyn Garcia (95), Sarah Sparks (102) and Eileen Webb (138) will compete for the West girls.

Rounding out the rest of the qualifiers for West are Matthew Rangel (126) and Jesse Melve (182). Dante Hunter (145) and Jacob Guerra (160) are alternates.

East will send freshman Ava Adames to compete at 110 pounds for the girls. Adames led East with a second-place finish in district. Jeremy Gonzalez will compete at 120 pounds. Teagan Wertman (148, girls), Joseph Mendoza (132) and Tino Sanchez (152) are alternates.



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