Grappling in Granger

Zillah’s Alex Martinez crossfaces Sunnyside Little Grappler’s Juan Rodriguez in the third round of the tournament on Saturday.

GRANGER — With only a short drive, 51 members of the Sunnyside Little Grapplers made the trip to the youth wrestling tournament March 17 at Granger High School.

Coach Daniel Guillen said there was a good turnout of family members supporting Sunnyside kids. He saw and met grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and so on.

Thirty-four of the Sunnysiders took home medals, emblematic of a Top 3 finish.

“We were also able to see some competition we hadn’t seen yet this season,” Guillen said. “It was good for our Grapplers.”

Next on the schedule is a tournament in Moses Lake this Saturday, March 23.

The medal winners last week, by age-group were:

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