Alex Peña: One match away from wrestling history

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Alex Peña: One match away from wrestling history

IHS senior back in state finals for 4th time in decorated career
Ignacio’s Alex Peña slipped past Andrew Valdez of Swink 5-4 to advance to his fourth state championship match in four years. Peña will face Robert Darnell of Holly, a wrestler he beat in the 112-pound title match as a freshman.
Colton Wyatt’s valiant comeback from five points down fell short against Jacob Linnebur of Byers in Friday’s Class 2A quarterfinal, but Ignacio’s 195-pound wrestler bounced back to pin Matt Sullivan of Wray to stay alive in the consolation bracket later in the day.
Before his thrilling semifinal match, Ignacio’s Alex Peña beat Paonia’s Cody Clawson 10-3 in Friday morning’s 126-pound quarterfinal round.

Alex Peña: One match away from wrestling history

Ignacio’s Alex Peña slipped past Andrew Valdez of Swink 5-4 to advance to his fourth state championship match in four years. Peña will face Robert Darnell of Holly, a wrestler he beat in the 112-pound title match as a freshman.
Colton Wyatt’s valiant comeback from five points down fell short against Jacob Linnebur of Byers in Friday’s Class 2A quarterfinal, but Ignacio’s 195-pound wrestler bounced back to pin Matt Sullivan of Wray to stay alive in the consolation bracket later in the day.
Before his thrilling semifinal match, Ignacio’s Alex Peña beat Paonia’s Cody Clawson 10-3 in Friday morning’s 126-pound quarterfinal round.
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