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There was no absence of emotion for Mt. View High School senior, Bailey Janis, who took home his second state wrestling title on Feb. 8 at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott.
Bailey Janis, senior wrestler at Mt. View High School stands on the podium after winning first at Flowing Wells High School. Janis recently won his second individual state championship at Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott.
It’s proving to be quite the year for Ironwood Ridge.
Last year, the Mountain View Mountain Lions (17-3) wrestled their way to the title in the 23rd Annual Mountain View Dual Tournament.
After a 39-1 regular season record, Mountain View High School’s Bailey Janis, won the match that meant the most when he captured first place in the Division II State Championships, becoming the top wrestler in the 113-pound weight class.
Mountain View High School junior Bailey Janis won a the 2012 State Champion, wrestling at 113 pounds in the Division II State Championships. He is the first Mountain View wrestler since 2007 to win a state title.
With winter sports coming to the end of the regular season, the state tournament offers one last opportunity for high school student-athletes to make a showing in soccer, basketball, and wrestling.
Mountain View High School’s wrestling home page reads, “Work real hard to be real tough, but 100% is not good enough.”
Bailey Janis holds a record of 39-1, and looks to improve that record when the team goes to the state tournament on Feb. 10. Janis’ goal is to win a state championship.
The Mountain View Lions came away from the 23rd-Annual Mountain View Dual Tournament, where a field of 15 other teams arrived to compete on Dec. 20 and 21.
Mountain Lion junior Bailey Janis wrestles with El Paso, Texas Mustang sophomore David White.
IR grad earns national honors
Ironwood Ridge won the battle of wrestling powers this season, but lost the war to perennial Arizona state champion Sunnyside.