LAMS wrestling has another strong showing

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By The Staff

The Los Alamos Middle School Hawks wrestling team went down to Los Lunas for another Dual Tournament this past weekend, advancing to the finals before falling to Los Lunas Middle School.

The Hawks were seeded in a pool with Valencia Middle School, and Academy Middle School. In the team’s first match against Valencia, the Hawks earned a decisive victory, by a score of 118-38.

The Hawks went into the next match against Academy, also winners in the first round. Academy was no match against the Hawks, losing 104-6. That win moved the Los Alamos into the semi-finals against Rio Rancho. The Hawks took down Rio Rancho easily with a score of 90-21.

That win took the team into the finals against Los Lunas. It was a tough match between the longtime rivals.

Los Alamos was on top of Los Lunas by the end of wrestling 56-45. However, the Hawks had to give up 18 points in forfeits, costing the team first place by a score of 63-56, taking second overall.