The Las Vegas Review-Journal announces its 2016 all-state wrestling teams.
Follow the link for postseason wrestling honors, as selected by the Southern Nevada Wrestling Coaches Association.
Victor Torres-Parra didn't fully grasp the magnitude of his accomplishment until he stepped on the school bus Monday morning and was congratulated by the driver.
Adrian Ojeda and fellow senior Robert Razo each won individual state titles at Star of the Desert Arena, helping Green Valley capture its fifth consecutive team championship at the Division I state wrestling tournament.
Valley's Ulises Munguia won the Division I Sunrise Region title at 106 pounds last week, and the Vikings' senior will try to cap his career in style Saturday when he competes at the Division I state tournament.
Jared Temple, who celebrated his 18th birthday Saturday, was one of seven Gators to win an individual region title as host Green Valley rolled to its sixth straight Sunrise Region championship.
As expected, Arbor View captured the Division I Sunset Region wrestling tournament, outdistancing 2015 champion Shadow Ridge, 179-165.
Dai'jon Payno, who entered the tournament with a 17-0 record, captured his first region title with a 7-6 decision over Faith Lutheran's Cameron Cox at 195 pounds and helped Mojave win its first region title since 2008.
Zyon Butler and Jermained Leavy each recorded pins in less than a minute in championship matches to help Spring Mountain's wrestling team win the Division III Southern League title in West Wendover on Saturday.
Arbor View (50) holds a slim one-point lead over Cimarron-Memorial (49), while defending champion Shadow Ridge is in third place with 44 points, Bishop Gorman is in fourth place with 43 and Centennial rounds out the top five with 35 points.
Host Green Valley put at least one wrestler through to the semifinals in 13 of the 14 weight classes and scored 75½ points Friday to lead after the first day of the tournament.
Boulder City wrestling coach Jim Cox has told his team all season to focus on the moment, and the points will come. That was certainly the case Friday night, as the Eagles raced to a 17-point lead after the opening day of the Division I-A Southern Regional Tournament at Spring Valley.
Top individual records in each weight class, as submitted by coaches.
Las Vegas High's Antonio Saldate will go for his second straight region title when the 113-pounder competes in the Sunrise tournament beginning Friday at Green Valley.