Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

'Stangs Hold Off Tigers 36-33.(Sports)

Byline: Harold Smith For the Journal

Los Lunas Is Down By 22, Rallies Valiantly

LOS LUNAS The West Mesa High School wrestlers had a 22-point lead after the first nine weight classes and then had to fight off never-say-die Los Lunas 36-33 in a dual-match win Tuesday night.

The event was held in the old Tigers gym, now supporting Los Lunas Middle School, and the two traditional powerhouses did their forebears proud.

The outcome wasn't decided until the conclusion of the 189-pound match between Mustang Matt Gurule and Tiger Matt Smith.

Going into that event, West Mesa had a 32-21 advantage. Los Lunas still was within striking distance. …

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