Tucumcari Rattler wrestlers qualify for state

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun

Twelve members of the Rattlers wrestling team have qualified for the state tournament Friday at Rio Rancho.
“I am very happy that 12 of our guys made it to state,” said wrestling coach Eddie Encinias. “Anything can happen and I look for many of our wrestlers to pull upsets and wins.”
The state tournament is Friday and Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center at Rio Rancho.
Rattlers qualifying are in front, from left, Adam Lopez, Cameron Manning, Raymond Jimenez and Matt Pacheco. In the back, from left, are coach Eddie Encinias, Casey Romero, Michael Martinez, Leroy Sena, Michael Fazekas, Wesley Martinez, Patrick Wiegel and assistant coach Donnie Garcia. Not pictured are Josh Enriquez and Ryan Fought.