Avila leads the coyote fight
For the Madera stand
Madera wrestler Madison Avila stands with the glass rose trophy she received at the Beauty and the Beast tournament in Madera South. She also received a championship belt for a first place at the Brittany David Invitational.
Madera Coyotes wrestling senior Madison Avila climbs to the top of the national standings at 101 pounds with her performance earlier in the season.
Avila is ranked No.6 nationally and will then wrestle in the Napa Valley Girls Classic this weekend, where two of the wrestlers ahead of her in the standings will also wrestle.
In the Lemoore Last Girls Standing tournament, Avila pinned every opponent in first place and won the tournament’s Most Outstanding Female Wrestler award.
Zuleyma Sanchez-Vasquez de Madera also placed fifth.
In the Beauty and the Beat tournament at Matilda Torres High School, Avila dominated another first place. Mars Mujica pinned two of his opponents to place fourth for the Coyotes.
On Dc. On the 27th, Avila competed against 58 schools represented at the Brittany David Invitational in Brentwood. She won all five of her games to claim another first place.
At the Napa Valley Girls Classic, Madera is one of 130 teams competing against nationally ranked competitors.
“It will be a great opportunity to see where Madison is at at the national level,” said coach Ryan Philp.