Topper Wrestlers Finish 5th At State

Damian Gonzales made it to the championship match and lost in the 3rd period to Dylan Gonzales from Belen by a sudden pin. Damian was winning the match until the pin, which placed him 2nd in weight-class 132 for the tournament. Damian was the highest place finisher for the Toppers. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Mateo Martinez wrestling in weight-class 195 was eliminated in the 3rd round by Santiago Sales from Belen, which gave him a 3rd place finish for the tournament. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Teke Nieto wrestling in weight-class 170 finished in 4th place for his weight. He was eliminated in the 3rd round by Luis Teran from Bernalillo. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Ben Gellis wrestling in weight-class 113 finished in 5th place for his weight. He was eliminated in the 2nd round by Diego Avila from Belen. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Ty Nieto wrestling in weight-class 220 placed 5th for the tournament. He was eliminated in the 3rd round by Ian Thomas from Kirtland Central. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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