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Irving ISD Wrestlers Qualify for State


Irving, Texas. February 21, 2018

Four Irving ISD wrestlers are headed to state. Congratulations to Irving High School sophomore Linda Ventura on winning the regional championship in the 148-pound class. She will be joined at state by Irving senior Guillermo Lopez, who won the bronze in the 200-pound class. A pair of MacArthur wrestlers each placed fourth in their respective classes to earn a state bid: junior Candace Davis in the 165-pound category and sophomore Tyler Nelson in the 170-pound category. In addition, Nimitz wrestler Yenifer Martinez and MacArthur wrestler Jazmin Amezquita Granados qualified as alternates in the 119- and 215-pound classes, respectively. The wrestling state tournament is this weekend – Friday, February 23, and Saturday, February 24, in Cypress.

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