Last Updated on February 10, 2022 – 12:53 PM CST
AMARILLO, TX – The Dumas boys and girls swept both championships last Friday at the District 3-5A Wrestling Tournament at Randall High School.
The Demons tallied 254 points to beat defending 5A state champion Randall (217.5), Tascosa (156), Amarillo (155.5), Caprock (155.5), Hereford (138), and Canyon (132).
A pair of Demons, Bronson Baxter and Andre Garbalena, captured district titles. Baxter won the 145-pound weight class and Garbalena pinned Canyon’s Zane Sumpter to become the district champion in the 285-pound division.
Hunter Bogner (113-pound) and Jackson Moss (138-pound) both placed second, while Carlos Magallanes (106-pound), Ezven Venzor (126-pound), Chris Hernandez (152-pound), Cannon Speck (182-pound), Alberto Sanchez (195-pound), and Arnoldo Hernandez (220-pound) each finished third in their weight classes.
Brandon Smith came in fourth in the 120-pound division and Marcus Montes (132-pound), Ethan Garcia (160-pound), and James Bednorz (170-pound) each finished fifth.
The Demonettes had two wrestlers capture district championships. Serese Guillen stopped Borger’s Britley Lopez at the 4:46 mark to win the 95-pound division, and Emily Loya pinned Mia Alonzo of Borger in 55 seconds to win the 128-pound division.
Dumas posted 170 points to outlast Caprock (159), Randall (153), Amarillo (102), Tascosa (85), Hereford (80), and Borger (48).
Kennedi Purcell (119-pound), Elaina Morgan (138-pound), and Angel Sanchez (215-pound) each finished in second place, while Tessa Cook (102-pound) and Jolee Jones (185-pound) came in third place in their weight divisions.
Andrea Aguirre placed fourth in the 148-pound class while Ximena Giron (165-pound) finished fifth, and Berkley Funderburg came in sixth place in the 110-pound division.
The top four wrestlers from each weight class qualify for the Region I-5A Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday at El Paso Bel Air High School.