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Montwood’s Ivan Escobar wins Texas 6A State Wrestling Title

Ivan Escobar wins 6A Wrestling Title

EL PASO, Texas - Ivan Escobar won the biggest match for the biggest weight class in the biggest state. In high school wrestling, it doesn't get bigger than that.

The Montwood senior came is bringing home the top prize in the Texas 6A Wrestling 285-pound division after defeating Emmett Bivens of Allen by a 5-2 decision Saturday.

The win caps off an undefeated individual season for Escobar at 20-0.

Escobar's win should come as great news for New Mexico State football fans, as he signed to Doug Martin's 2021 football recruiting class on the defensive line.

Elsewhere in 6A, Franklin freshman Ian Abdallah took home second place honors with a runner-up finish in the 106-pound weight division.

The rest of the 6A results from Saturday are as follows:

Boys
6A-120
Justin Rodriguez (Pebble Hills) - 3rd Place

6A-126
Trebor Moreno (Eastwood) - 3rd Place

Girls

6A-119
Alexis Montes (Eastwood) - 6th Place

6A-128
Keyla Martinez (Eastwood) - 5th Place

6A-165
Aremie Steele (Montwood) - 6th Place

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Nate Ryan

Nate Ryan is an ABC-7 sports anchor/reporter.

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