Submitted to the Las Vegas Optic
Joseph Paul Griego of Las Vegas led a strong contingent of Meadow City grapplers by capturing a state championship in this past week’s 2012 New Mexico Junior Wrestling Championships.
Griego competed in the 12 and under age group and won his 130-pound weight class.
Javier Mares, also reached the finals in his division, wrestling in the 10 and under group at heavyweight.
Overall, 10 of 12 competitors representing the Las Vegas Junior Wrestling Program earned medals, which are awarded to the top six wrestlers in each weight class.