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Feb06

Matadors Have Strong Showing in Final Tournament Before Postseason

John Duran February 06, 2017

 
The Mount Miguel Matadors hosted the Robert Jenkins Memorial Tournament this past Saturday, finishing third as a team including two champions.
 
Sophomore Raul Garcia, 109 pounds, and senior Juan Ruiz, 155 pounds, dominated their respective weight classes to earn Most Outstanding Lightweight and Most Outstanding Heavyweight in the 18-team tournament.
 
It was a total team effort for the Matadors who were missing four weight classes. Mount Miguel finished with six medals.
 
The Matadors are back on the mat this Thursday at home as they take on Santana. They will be looking to clinch their first wrestling league title in more than two decades.
 
Results:
 
109 Raul Garcia, So., 1st place
116 Keven Monroy, Jr., 2nd place
123 N/A
129 Ernesto Moncivais, Jr., 3rd place
135 Kynjada Devers, So., 0-1
141 Miguel Ayala, Fr., 1-2
148 N/A
155 Juan Ruiz, Sr., 1st Place
163 Craig Smith, Jr., 1-2
173 Edward Jones, So., 4th place
185 Sebastian Iribe, Sr., 5th place
198 N/A
223 David Baes, Sr., 1-1
288 N/A