Community comes together to make a state champion

Brawley's Juan Rodriguez flashes some hardware in the Brawley Union main gym on Thursday afternoon. PHOTO AARON BODUS

BRAWLEY — Juan Rodriguez is California’s finest. It’s indisputable. He’s got the gold medals to prove it.

Rodriguez, a junior attending Brawley Union High is the rarest of Valley birds — a state champion.

Community comes together to make a state champion

Rodriguez rolling right down Broadway at the CIF State Finals. COURTESY PHOTO

Sports Editor Aaron Bodus can be reached at or 760-337-3434.

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