Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Moriarty Wrestles 9th Place.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Team Unrepresented In 4 Weight Classes

Fielding a team without wrestlers in four weight classifications, Moriarty High was forced to settle for ninth place in Friday and Saturday's Joe Vivian Classic at Albuquerque High.

"I pulled several wrestlers for various health reasons," said Moriarty coach Joey Gonzales. "I just didn't want to take any chances this late in the season."

The 23-team invitational was captured by Rio Rancho, which edged La Cueva by a score of 148-142. Moriarty scored 95.5 points at the tournament.

Moriarty hosts a five-team match today starting at 4 p.m., which will include Belen, Soccoro, Tucumcari and Bernalillo. …

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