Male Athlete of the Month

Jet Sports Training Male Athlete of the Month: Sunnyside wrestler Sergio Vega

Sunnyside freshman Sergio Vega finished the season unbeaten and went 7-0 in sectional and state matches (Andy Morales/

Sunnyside freshman wrestler Sergio Vega, who went unbeaten this season with a 40-0 record, including a state championship at 113 pounds, is the Jet Sports Training Male Athlete of the Month for February.

Vega was 7-0 in the month of February in the sectionals and state tournament and six of those victories were by fall and one by technical fall.

During the season, Vega won the individual titles of the William Bell Invitational, Reno (Nevada) Tournament of Champions, Mile High Challenge in Prescott and the Flowing Wells Invitational.

He is the son of former Sunnyside state champion wrestler Danny Vega.


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February 2022: Sunnyside wrestler Sergio Vega

FOLLOW @JAVIERJMORALES ON TWITTER! publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports,, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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