Rifle High hosts Rumble in the Rockies wrestling tournament
Rifle High School played host to area prep wrestlers from Glenwood Springs, Coal Ridge and Grand Valley in the nine-team Rumble in the Rockies wrestling tournament on Saturday.
Coal Ridge won the Blue duals division, defeating Glenwood Springs 30-27 and Battle Mountain 42-24. Rifle took second, defeating Glenwood Springs 30-21 and Coal Ridge 36-30, but losing to Battle Mountain 36-30.
Delta was the winner of the Gold duals division behind a 60-12 win over Basalt and a 60-15 win over Grand Valley, which placed third in the division.
The tournament also included teams from Grand Junction and Eagle Valley
Wrestled match results
Rifle vs. Glenwood Springs: 106 – Lee Higgins (Rifle) over Matthew Kelly (Glenwood), fall 4:18; 113 – Gavin Nash (Rifle) over Kenai Kellogg (Glenwood), fall 1:04; 126 – Isaac Lepe (Glenwood) over Kellen Johnson (Rifle), 13-8 decision; 132 – Leobardo Meraz (Glenwood) over Hunter Bercher (Rifle), 9-5 decision; 138 – Ray Rosenmerkel (Glenwood) over James Webb (Rifle), 13-0 major decision; 182 – Kodiak Kellogg (Glenwood) over Elijahua Davison (Rifle) TF 16-0.
Coal Ridge winners vs. Battle Mountain: 106 – Jocelyn Smith over Grady Devins, fall 0:55; 126 – Cooper Thurmon over Owen Koontz, fall 1:50; 152 – Brandon Short over Broden Grindel, fall 0:35;
Rifle vs. Battle Mountain: 160 – Levi Miller over Eddy Spinks, fall 3:58.
Coal Ridge vs. Glenwood Springs: 106 – Matthew Kelly (Glenwood) over Jocelyn Smith (CR), fall 2:28; 126 – Cooper Thurmon (CR) over Isaac Lepe (Glenwood), fall 3:29; 132 – Leobardo Meraz (Glenwood) over Emjai Holder (CR), TF 20-5; 138 – Ray Rosenmerkel (Glenwood) over Austin Price (CR), 15-4 major decision; 220 – Angelo Perea (CR) over Nicholas McMaster (Glenwood), fall 1:43.
Rifle vs. Coal Ridge: 106 – Lee Higgins (Rifle) over Jocelyn Smith (Coal Ridge), fall 0:27; 120 – Ian McNeal (CR) over Jordan Irwin (Rifle), fall 5:35; 126 – Cooper Thurmon (CR) over Kellen Johnson (Rifle), fall 5:05; 132 – Hunter Bercher (Rifle) over Emajai Holder (CR), fall 4:47; 138 – Austin Price (CR) over James Webb (Rifle), fall 5:37; 160 – Levi Miller (Rifle) over Brandon Short (CR), fall 2:46.
Glenwood Springs winners vs. Battle Mountain: 126 – Isaac Lepe over Owen Koontz, fall 5:59.
Grand Valley vs. Basalt: 106 – Jaysen Skeen (GV) over Ovet Babonoyaba (Basalt), fall 2:45; 113 – Teagan Jacobs (GV) over Ivan Babonoyaba (Basalt), fall 2:18; 120 – Juan Pablo Rodriguez (Basalt) over Shaelyn Wallberg (GV), fall 3:48; 126 – Daniel Flores Reyes (GV) over Roaney Requeno (Basalt), fall 0:25; 138 – Mason Schoeppner (GV) over Paul Schenk (Basalt), fall 1:58; 152 – Aydan Visher (GV) over William Daniel (Basalt), fall 0:15;
Grand Valley winners vs. Eagle Valley: 106 – Jaysen Skeen over Connor Allison, fall 1:18; 113 – Teagan Jacobs over Jett Baldwin, fall 1:39; 126 – Daniel Flores Reyes over John de Ghetto, 9-1 major decision; 132 – Gabriel Mendoza over Antonio Calvo, fall 0:49; 152 – Aydan Fisher over Joseph Hern, fall 0:50; 160 – Jordan Cedeno over Diego Juarez, fall 1:09.
Grand Valley winners vs. Grand Junction: 113 – Teagan Jacobs over Lorenzo Treto, fall 1:32; 170 – Jordan Cedeno over Dalton Dimick, fall 1:09.
Grand Valley winners vs. Delta: 113 – Teagan Jacobs over Jackie Chaffin, fall 2:17; 132 – Gabriel Mendoza over Angel Romero, 10-8 SV-1.
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