The first steps toward chasing a state title is in the rearview mirror for the Arlington James Martin High School boys wrestling team.
The Warriors, ranked No. 2 in the state poll, easily outdistanced the competition at the District 3-6A meet held Wednesday at the Arlington ISD Athletics Center.
Martin had 301 ½ points, followed by Arlington Lamar in second with 185 points and Arlington with 145 points.
The dominance was evident by having 11 champions and 12 of the 14 finals featured a Martin grappler.
“We can hopefully keep it rolling into a regional title and hopefully a state title, hopefully this is our year,” said 132-pound wrestler Ezequiel Valadez…