Feb 17th @ 3:28 pm in Sports by Scott Staley
Through the Quarterfinals of Day 2 at the State Wrestling Tournament in Denver on the 2A Side Paonia Leads with 79.5 Points sending Jesse Reed, Dustin Braslin KC Christian Moragn Rieder and Myles Cumpston to the Semifinals. Norwood is in 12th place with 23 Points sending Defending State Champion Brent Harris into the Semifinals and Nucla is in 32nd Place with 9 Points sending Trey Sickles into the Semifinals. On the 3A Side Olathe dominated the Quterfinal round seizing the lead with 64.5 points Almaosa is right behind with 59.5 Points. Olathe sent six wrestlers into semifinals including Casey Childs, Zach Shank,Austin Shank Trenton Piatt and Wyatt Yarnell.Gunnison is in 17th with 22 Points, Hotchkiss is in 26th, Cedaredge is in 32nd and Rifle is in 31st. On the 4A Side Montrose had a good round moving up to 4th Place with 38.5 Points sending Jeremiah Banuelos Kordell Bradshaw and Geordon Hudson to the Semifinals. On the 5A Side Grand Junction moved up to 6th place with 23 Points, Grand Junction Central is in 14th with 11 Points and Fruita Monument is in 22nd with 9 Points.