Photos by Kyle Norby

On Senior Night for the Maricopa High School wrestling team, the Rams defeated North High School, 63-15, Thursday.

MHS won 11 matches from 106 up to 285. Head coach Erick Fierro shared the results.

Xavier Rose of Maricopa won his 106-pound bout with Anthony Prudencio to earn six points. In the 113 class, Gabriel Garcia defeated North’s Akshaya Lord, also with a fall.

Angelo Romero and Timothy Quiroz took their matches by forfeit in the 120 and 126 matches, respectively.

MHS senior Michael Peters won his 145 match over Efren Castro by a 6-3 decision. Zachary Kondravy defeated Gustavo Briones in the 152 class with a fall. Cody Long defeated Ricardo Lopez in 160 with a fall.

At 170, Nicholas Mooney defeated Hector Diaz with a fall. Carlos Pino downed Isaac Stubbs in 195 with a fall. Quinton Green defeated Angel Morales in the 220 class with a fall. Junior Hunter Taylor finished off the Maricopa scoring by downing Jose Solano in the 185 category with a fall.

Felipe Diaz took an 8-3 loss in the 182 class. Matthew Blodgett lost in the 138 class, and Colton Reed lost in the 132 class, both through takedowns.

MHS seniors honored Thursday were Mooney, Peters, Thymen Harry and Juan Marquez.

Maricopa’s final competition of the regular season is Jan. 29 at Horizon High School, where the Rams are scheduled to meet Horizon and Notre Dame Prep.

The state championships are Feb. 13-14 and Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley.


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