UHS wrestlers win competition

Uvalde High School wrestlers won 13 matches in competition conducted in Harvey Kinchlow Gym last Saturday.

Coach Nicholas Hernandez’s Coyotes and Lobos won eight of their 13 matches against San Antonio Veterans Memorial.

Adelydha Perez won a couple of matches. She defeated Ailany Silva by a technical fall in a girls’ 148-pound weight class match. Later, Perez bested Jadyn Storall by pin in a 165-pound match.

Competing in a 138-pound match, Abigail Ligocky lost to Hailee Radcliff by pin.

Arlin Padilla won by pin over Bryan Peña in a boys’ 113-pound division match.

Reynaldo Perez won his 126-pound match with his pin over Andy Garza.

In a 132-pound match, Dominique Quiroz pinned Roel Garcia.

Jesse Robles beat Ryan Lowry by pin in the 138-pound match.

Aiden Martinez defeated Zade Solcido by pin in a 145-pound match.

Daniel Almeida topped Kevin Sexton by pin in a 152-pound match.

George Willemin lost to John Gardiola by pin in a 171-pound match, Julius Luna lost to Amari Frazier by pin in a 182-pound match, and Isiah Castillo lost by pin to John Bressly in a 220-pound match.

In one of the best matches, Samuel Lara narrowly lost a 285-pound match to Sebastian Cappucio, who wound up winning by pin.

UHS won five of their seven matches against San Antonio Highlands.

Karyssa Davila bested Destinee Sanchez by pin in the girls’ 119-pound weight class match, while Abigail Ligocky topped Christine Lopez by pin in the 128-pound match.

Reynaldo Perez pinned Carlos Garcia in the boys’ 126-pound match.

Aiden Martinez downed Aiden Guerra by pin in the 160-pound match.

In an exhibition match, Dominique Quiroz topped his heavier opponent, Juan Sotelo, by pin.

Quiroz wrestles in the 132-pound class, while Sotelo wrestles in the 145-pound class.

Daniel Almedia lost to Alex Rocha by pin in the 152-pound match, and Julius Luna lost by pin to Francisco Villarreal in the 182-pound match.

Next action for the UHS team will be Saturday when they go to Austin to compete in the McCallum High School Invitational.

On Jan. 25-26, the Uvaldeans will take part in the Arlington Bowie Invitational meet.

The district meet is set for Feb. 8 in UHS’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym.

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