Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Wrestlers Combine Their Talents.(Sports)

Byline: Harold Smith For the Journal

* Junior coach LeRoy Adamson has put together a team of top competitors

United, we stand. Divided, we fall."Even though we're not a big state, if you put together some of the good wrestlers here, you've put together a pretty good team," says junior coach LeRoy Adamson.

That's just what Adamson did when, this past fall, he formed the Albuquerque Wolfpack, a composite New Mexico team whose young athletes normally are rivals.

Led by Adamson's son, Riley, who was named the 10-and-under outstanding wrestler, the Wolfpack won the combined 6U-to-12U team title at the Tulsa (Okla.) Nationals on Jan. 19-20.

But Adamson says the victory the first for a New Mexico contingent at the 46-year-old event is for the entire 30-member team. …

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