Wrestling: Tarik Sutkovic named Scholastic All-American & Marcus Castillo honored by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

May 29, 2019 by Andy Morales, AZPreps365

Tarik Sutkovic (Ironwood Photo)

Former Ironwood standout Tarik Sutkovic (220) was named to the 2019 Wrestling USA Scholastic All-American Team. The 3-time state champion was the only wrestler from Arizona honored. Sutkovic took third at the National High School Coaching Association (NHSCA) nationals tournament in March. He will be wrestling for Clackamas Community College in Oregon.

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame awarded the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award to former Mountain View standout Marcus Castillo. According to the Hall of Fame, the award is presented to a high school senior based on outstanding wrestling success, scholastic achievement and citizenship or community service.

In addition, the National Wrestling Coaches Association honored 11 student-athletes from Arizona with the NWCA/USMC Scholastic Scholar All-American Award:

Francisco Gonzalez, Estrella Foothills

Nicholas Morin, Estrella Foothills

Sawyer Gasvoda, Estrella Foothills

Wyatt Powe, Estrella Foothills

Brandon Paredes, Marana Mountain View

Bryson Young, Marana Mountain View

Gavin Weaver, Marana Mountain View

Alexander Ruffentine, Williams Field

Allyn Tuey, Williams Field

Joseph Carroll, Williams Field

Joshua Gale, Williams Field