The Blue Devils sophomore is an undefeated, defending state champion.
The AIA denied an appeal to rescind forfeits stemming from a self-reported violation.
Henry Cejudo celebrates his wrestling gold medal in the 55kg weight class after beating Tomohiro Matsunaga of Japan in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Henry Cejudo may have been one of the smallest wrestlers in the Pueblo gymnasium Saturday, but he was looked at like the biggest star.
Sahuaro junior Kyle Jividen missed the first two matches of the season while recovering from shoulder surgery; then he went 40-0.
When an athlete returns to game action after suffering a serious injury, it typically takes a lot of time before they can perform at their full potential.
After two days at home and two more at the hospital, Ryan Deatherage figured out the only way to continue his wrestling career.
Weighed down by water pills used to treat high blood pressure, Ryan Deatherage volunteered to compete at 220 pounds, up from his usual 182.
Sunnyside has wrestled like the best team in the state all year and will try to make that official Friday night.
Cienega senior T.J. Gudeman puts his teammate in a headlock during Thursday's practice. Gudeman is 26-6 this season.
T.J. and Brett Gudeman's parents had seen enough.
Despite going head over heels, Ironwood Ridge's R.J. Ramirez defeated Sunnyside's Joey Lopez for the Nighthawks' first win after the Blue Devils had claimed the first six matches.
Sunnyside won six straight matches against host Ironwood Ridge on its way to a 33-24 win Wednesday night, avenging last season's home loss to the Nighthawks and re-crowning the Blue Devils the wrestling kings of Southern Arizona.
Sunnyside ran away with the team title at the Flowing Wells Invitational on Saturday night, but second-year coach Anthony Leon wasn't celebrating afterward.