Sheridan, Rios succeed at Junior Nationals

The contingent of local wrestlers that made the trip to Fargo, N.D. for the Junior National wrestling tournament from July 20-26 is back and a couple of old pals each made their way to the medal stand. De La Salle’s Tyler Sheridan placed third in the 145-pound junior Greco-Roman competition. He won the third place match, defeating Joseph Cozart of Florida 1-4, 5-0, 2-1. By placing, Sheridan earned All-American honors.

Liberty’s David Rios also brought home a medal and All-American honors, placing sixth at 145 pounds in the junior Freestyle competiton.  He dropped the fifth-place match to a fellow Californian, El Diamante-Visalia’s David Watts. Watts was the state runner-up this season at 140 pounds.