The Saints wrestlers stormed and stomped their way to the South Central Conference Tournament Championships on Saturday by crowning six individual champions.


    The Saints wrestlers stormed and stomped their way to the South Central Conference Tournament Championships on Saturday by crowning six individual champions. 
    The Saints racked up 198.5 team points to second place St. Peter with 151. 
    Saints senior Giovanni Alvarado was named the Offensive Wrestler of the Conference. Alvarado shared the award with Ashton Bartlett of St. Peter.
    Saints who were crowned champions were:

113lbs. Ruben Bermudez
120lbs. Richy Soto
145lbs. Giovanni Alvarado
170lbs. Esteban Zelaya
182lbs. Devin Wolle
HWT Victor Torres
    
    St. James wrestlers also collected two second place finishers, three third place finishers, and two fourth place finishers.
    Saints who placed second were Cody Hanson and Isaac Carreon. 
    Third place finishers were Taylor Berg, Kody Curry, and Zach Gleiter. 
    Julio Nino and Adrian Torres picked up fourth place finishes for the Saints. 
    Team scores for the Tournament were:

St. James 198.5
St. Peter 151
Blue Earth Area 148
Fairmont/MCW 143
Waseca 134
New Ulm 77

    The Saints  will host the section 4A state team wrestling championship  on Thursday night and have earned the second seed in the bracket.  Wrestling gets under way at 6 p.m., but the Saints have a first round bye.