Viking wrestling qualifies four for state tournament


The viking wrestling team competed in the 5A Region IV tournament on Feb. 8, 9 in San Antonio. With 11 boys and 1 girl competing, the team finished 6th place out of 49 teams and qualified 4 wrestlers for the state tournament in Austin on Feb. 21-23.

Rafael Aguilar 126lb class – 5th place
Nathan Jimenez 145lb class – 4th place
Rafael Turruibartes 195lb class – 2nd place
Francisco Vasquez 220lb class – 4th place

The wrestling team has competed at the state tournament every year since the Bryan High program began 18 years ago.