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Local wrestlers begin long road to State

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Marana won the Cholla Duals Wrestling tournament this weekend edging out Desert View and Canyon del Oro.

The tournament featured several state champion wrestlers including Walden Grove’s Diego Guerrero (Div. III-106) and Desert View’s Jacob Frias (Div. III-113) as well as grapplers like Amphi’s Saul Payan and Willcox’s Rafael Villegas who made deep tournament runs in 2016.

Guerrero and Frias now both compete in the 120-pound weight class and faced off twice during the tournament with Frias winning both showdowns.

Payan took his 3rd straight title at the event in the 160-pound division.

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