MHS Places 5th at SWL Duals – 3 Champs Crowned

Feb 10th @ 8:34 am in News, People, Public Service, Sports by Scott Staley
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This story comes from both the GJ Daily Sentinel and the Montrose Daily Press

http://www.gjsentinel.com/sports/articles/warrior-breakthrough and http://www.montrosepress.com/sports/injuries-hamper-montrose-wrestlers-at-league-duals/article_b677ce30-7349-11e2-a59b-0019bb2963f4.html

The Montrose Indians went 2-3 at the SWL Dual Championships yesterday as 4 regulars sat out.  Montrose beat Durango and Montezuma-Cortez, but lost to champion Central, Fruita and GJ to finish in 5th place.  An injured shoulder has ended the season for Ian Sandoval at 145.  Joe Sandoval at 152 is hopeful for next weekends Regional meet in Montrose, which will be broadcast on AM 580 KUBC starting at 12 noon Friday.  KKXK 94 KIX will also broadcast Regional wrestling next Friday starting at 3:30pm.  The top 4 in each weight class at Regionals move onto State the following week in Denver.  Team results and All League wrestlers are listed below.

Southwestern League Wrestling Duals Championships on Saturday at GJ Central:

Grand Junction Centra – 1st,  Fruita Monument – 2nd, Grand Junction – 3rd,  Durango – 4th, Montrose – 5th and Montezuma-Cortez – 6th.

First Team All-League:

106 pounds — Cody Lacy, Grand Junction

113 — Emmanuel Sandoval, Montrose

120 — Levi Gross, Montezuma-Cortez

126 — Jacob Rubalcaba, Central

132 — Dillon Anthony, Durango

138 — Ryan Daves, Montezuma-Cortez

145 — Louis Guillen, Grand Junction

152 — Jacob Trujillo, Grand Junction

160 — Marcus Velasquez, Montrose

170 — Jacob Seely, Fruita Monument

182 — Trenton Gustafson, Montezuma-Cortez

195 — Soloman Jarman, Central

220 — Martin Paredes, Central

285 — Jesus Casillas, Montrose