January 31, 2012 > Cougar grapplers take top spots at tournament
Cougar grapplers take top spots at tournament
Submitted By Tim Hess
The NM Cougar Wrestling Team placed 4th out of 40 teams at the 48th Annual Overfelt HS Wrestling Tournament held January 28 in San Jose. The Cougars were led by Jake Smith, Jacob Pratt, and Trevor Hubby who all placed second in their weight class. Anthony Rubio was third at 152 lbs, Andrew Zeigler fourth at 195lbs, while Randy Tran (106) and Elmer Hamidy (285) were fifth.
The JV team and the Lady Cougars competed in the Baler Bash at San Benito HS. The JV's placed fifth out of 24 teams. Marlin Hess, Michael Lennon, Jared Hebert and Jacob Clausen-Collins placed third, Patrick Smith was fourth, while Sean DeAnda and Khyree Mackey finished in sixth place for the Cougars.
The Lady Cougars came in second place: Lisa Tran, Melanie Silva, Erica Contreras, and Sarina Silva all took first place and Raelyn Troche was third.
Congratulations to all the Cougar Wrestlers and thank you to their coaches.