Valles, Ortiz, and Campos Compete at NAIA Nationals

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University’s men’s wrestling team sent three great wrestlers to the NAIA National Championships in Topeka, Kan., on Mar 6-7.

In the 141 weight class, senior AJ Valles was able to scrap his way into the fourth round. After a grueling match, Valles lost to Tyler Hinton from Ottawa University.

Junior Richard Ortiz competed in the 157 weight class and was defeated by Jonathan Blackwell from Bethany University.

Junior Henry Campos represented Simpson in the 197 weight class, and he took on Brandon Sunday from Indiana Tech University in the third round. Unfortunately Campos was defeated by Sunday.

Valles, Ortiz, and Campos did an exceptional job representing their school at nationals.


Written by Hannah Saylor

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