Taylorsville high school. Roy won the 5A state wrestling championships in the
220 lb division. Roy’s win capped off the only perfect undefeated season in all
of Utah! Roy pinned his finals opponent in the third period to end his official
high school season with a 41-0 record!
Congratulations also go out to Richard Larsen of Jordan high school who
finished 2nd in the 5A heavyweight division. Richard was ranked 6th
going into the state tournament and made a statement with his
performance. Victor Samaniego also of Taylorsville placed 6th in the 120 lb
Both Roy and Richard will be competing in the Super State
Championships being held tomorrow (February 22) at the Maverick Center in West
Valley, Utah. The Super State tournament is the combination of all of the 1A
through 5A classifications in Utah to establish a Super champion at each
weight. Wrestling starts at 10:00 am with semi-finals beginning at 1:30 pm and
finals at 6:00 pm. This is the first tournament of its kind in decades and the
action promises to be intense and exciting!
I hope to see you there!
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