Xochitl Mota-Pettis

Xochitl Mota-Pettis of Humble, Texas, is the daughter of M. Allen Pettis and Luisa Mota.

She was a two-time Texas High School state champion and a three-time finalist for Klein High School.

Mota-Pettis had a career high school record of 199-8 and won the junior national championship in both freestyle and folkstyle in 2018.

She finished third in folkstyle at the junior nationals in 2019 after finishing fourth in both freestyle and folkstyle in 2017.

Mota-Pettis is a three-time Texas USA Wrestling freestyle state champion and also captured the Greco-Roman title in 2018.

She is a member of Air Force Junior ROTC, the creative writing club and the cinematography club.


Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award
Central, Texas

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