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Two Yorktown wrestlers win region championships

Grapplers from all three Arlington teams place in region and district meets

Two wrestlers, one a lightweight and the other at the heaviest high-school  limit, won 6D North Region championships for the Yorktown Patriots.

The champions were Cambyses Khani at 113 pounds and Basheer Hadi at 285 or heavyweight. Each had 3-0 records with two pins. Khani won in the championship match, 6-3, with Hadi winning in the final 5-2.

Their efforts helped Yorktown place seventh as a team, scoring 78 points. Chantilly won with 203.5.

Yorktown had four other wrestlers place among the top five in their weight classes. Mustafa Hadi was the highest, third at 215. Fourth was Chris Cobey at 144 and fifth were Valentino Antoine at 165 and Telmuun Byambajargal at 190.

The highest finisher for the 11th-place Washington-Liberty Generals was runner-up Basleale Mulglugeta at 106. He was 2-1 in the tournament with a pin. He was pinned in the final.

Third for W-L was Dominik Woodard at 132 and fourth was Bilegjargal Miyaragchaa at 144.

For the Wakefield Warriors in the region, Owen McGinnis was third at 138, Jaden Delgado sixth at 215 and Ben Mitzen sixth at 285.

In the preceding Liberty District championships, Washington-Liberty finished third and Yorktown fourth.

Leading W-L was champion Mulglugeta at 106, with Woodard a runner-up at 132. Third were Dylan Walsh at 120, Miyaragchaa at 144, Evan Cronin at 150 and Liam Sloan at 157.

Four Generals finished fourth - David Portillo at 113, Zachary Capps at 126, Braedon Black at 165 and Munkhjakhlan Davaadorj at 175.

For Yorktown, Khani at 113 and Hadi at 285 were champions along with Cobey at 144. Antoine was second at 165. Third were Byambajargal at 190, Mustafa Hadi at 215 and Peter Kress was fourth at 157.

For Wakefield at the district, McGinnis (138), Mitzen (285) and Mustafa Mohamed (132) were third. Fourth were Chris Majano (144) and Delgado (215).