As head coach of the Robertson wrestling team, Richard Martinez has congratulated more than his share of Cardinal grapplers for winning a state title.
But being able to embrace Wally Diaz after the RHS senior won at 145 lbs. meant added emotion.
“It was special,” Martinez said. “Wally’s like a son to me ... He’s a great kid; he deserves it. ... I’m gonna miss Wally. He’s a stud. He’s tough.”
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