The Hawks Wrestle Their Way to District Championship

February 9, 2011  
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Photo provided by Greg Beauchamp

Photo provided by Greg Beauchamp

By: Julia Horvath

Six schools competed this past Monday when RHHS hosted the District Championships wrestling meet, and the Hawks came out on top: the Haws are the District Champions! The Hawks are taking 11 wrestlers to Regional to compete this weekend in Katy, Texas.

The Hawks were sweating bullets when they were tied with the Rockwall Yellow Jackets going into the finals, but their impressive final matches were enough to win by four points, 201-197.

Your Varsity Districts Medalists are as follows:

103- Grant Rose- 1st Place

112- Zandyn Anderson- 1st Place

119- Brandon Sanford- 1st Place

125- Nakona Brawner- 2nd Place

130- Brady Beauchamp- 3rd Place

135- Mario Henderson- 2nd Place

140- Patrick Baires- 3rd Place

152- Ryan Sauer- 1st Place

160- Jacob Gladstad- 1st Place

171- Brady Van Bevers- 2nd Place

180- Troy Mercer- 1st Place

189- Alex Erebia- 2nd Place

215- Jay Arnold- 2nd Place

285- Ethan Williams- 3rd Place

JV wrestlers were successful as well, medalists are as follows:

 103- Zac Whitaker- 2nd Place

135- Bradley Ballantine- 3rd Place

145- Ethan Husley- 3rd Place

152- Jonathan Garza- 2nd Place

152- Gage Remediz- 3rd Place

171- Hunter Seals- 1st Place

171- Josue Valdez- 3rd Place

180- Jacob Edwards- 1st Place

180- Peter Sheele- 3rd Place

189- Dylan Hudson- 1st Place

Thanks to all the volunteers who made the tournament possible. A special thanks goes out to Allison Glastad (Hospitality) and Tina Cole (Concessions). The volunteers made it possible despite schedule changes, weather issues and schedule changes; everyone was flexible and volunteered to help.

Congratulations to the Heath Hawks for winning the first of many District Championships!

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