Two Centennial High wrestlers win national titles


FARGO, N.D. - Centennial High wrestler Hayden Tuma repeated as champion after rolling past Missouri's Rodney Clevenger 8-0 in the 132-pound finals Tuesday at the USA Wrestling Junior Greco-Roman Nationals.

Tuma did not allow a point in the tournament and was named outstanding wrestler.

Tuma is a two-time FILA Cadet World Team member who will represent the United States at the FILA Junior World Championships next month in Bulgaria.

Centennial teammate Jon Jay Chavez recorded a first-period technical fall over Andrew Millsap of Kansas in the 152 finals. Chavez also won FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco and freestyle this year.


Five Treasure Valley boys earned All-American status at the ASICS/USAW Kids Nationals in Orem, Utah, last month: Diego Martinez, 10 years old, Eagle, 75-pound intermediate, first in freestyle and second in Greco Roman; Angel Rios, 12, Nampa, 70-pound novice, eighth in Greco Roman; Christopher Martino, 10, Eagle, 60-pound intermediate, third in freestyle and seventh in Greco Roman; Dominic Martinez, 8, Eagle, 55-pound bantam, seventh in freestyle and seventh in Greco Roman; and Matthew Martino, 7, Eagle, 60-pound bantam, fourth in freestyle and seventh in Greco Roman.

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