Written by Phil Cerroni
The Newman Smith High School Wrestling Team participated in the District 8 Championships on Feb. 4. The top four in the district qualified for the Regional Championships Feb. 9-10.
Seven Trojan wrestlers, the 5-member girls’ team and 2 from the boys’ team took the all district title. Victoria Contreras placed 4th at 119lbs, Emoni Lynch placed 4th at 128lbs, Michailah Beaudot placed 4th at 148lbs, Janvier Hebert placed 4th at 185lbs, and Lanna Bachega placed 2nd at 215lbs. Joseph Hernandez placed 6th at 106lbs, Nicholas Rosales became a Regional Qualifier while placing 4th at 113lbs, David Ipina took 6th at 120lbs, Ari Dinsmore took 6th at 132lbs, Auston Lewis took 6th at 152lbs, Edgar Rangel took 6th at 160lbs, and Gerrot Winters placed 2nd at 285lbs while being named a Regional Qualifier.
Winters took down the number one ranked wrester in the state from Frisco 3 times, putting him to his back. This was the first defeat Frisco 285 pounder during the school year.
Source: CFB ISD