Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tigers 2nd, Belen 7th in Wrestling.(Sports)

Byline: Frank A. Gurule For the Journal

Los Lunas placed second and Belen was seventh in the recent 15-team Capital Invitational wrestling tournament in Santa Fe over the weekend.

The Tigers, with 218 points, finished behind Rio Grande, which mustered 268 points for the tourney championship. Belen had 112 points.

Other teams in the tournament were Tascosa of Amarillo, Texas, Capital, Las Vegas Robertson, Santa Fe, Goddard, Roswell, Bel Air, Taos, St. Michael's, Eldorado, Espanola and Los Alamos.

The Tigers had three individual champions: 112-pound Josh Chavez, 189-pound Mathew Smith and heavyweight Juan Cherino.

Chavez, a sophomore, pinned Evan Espinoza of St. …

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