Briefs: Prep Roundup December 14, 2008
• ’Dogs dominate on mat at Sheridan Invite
The Palisade High School wrestling team placed first in eight weight classes and second in five others to win the Sheridan Invitational in convincing fashion Saturday.
The Bulldogs scored 268 points, doubling second-place Estes Park’s total.
Daniel Salazar (103 pounds), Jason Logsdon (125), Kelly Davis (135), Wes Shingleton (145),
Tanner Barnes (152), Clay Allen (171), Aaron Wagler (189) and Nick Stephanus (215) all won their weight divisions in the dual tournament.
Salazar, Logsdon and Wagler are unbeaten on the season through two tournaments.
• Grand Junction took third place in the Grandview Duals in Aurora.
The Tigers went 4-1 in the tournament, led by Jace Casey. The 145-pound junior went 5-0.
Dylon Thompson (103), Chase Arrieta (112), Chris Rivera (119), Anthony Guillen (125), Jesse Hoffschneider (135) and Dylan Reed (215) were 4-1. Alex Jay (130) and Ethan Minick (171) were 3-2.
Grand Junction defeated Rangeview 48-23, Denver East 54-27 and Lakewood 48-30 in pool play and Regis 40-30 for third place. Grandview defeated the Tigers 52-23.
• Fruita Monument wrestled nine duals in the two-day Wasatch (Utah) Dual tournament, winning
The Wildcats defeated Lone Peak 37-22, Lehi 43-32 and Spanish Fork 42-31.
Kyle Hamaker was 8-1 for Fruita with five pins at 152 pounds, with his only loss a major decision to Utah Class 5A returning state qualifier Alex Nicholes.
Taylor Termentozzi pinned seven opponents for all seven of his wins at 171 pounds. Jeff Gonzales (125) and C.W. Waters (160) were each 5-4 in the tournament. Cody Young (103), Logan McNulty (135), Lane Young (140), Matt Remy (215) and Anthony Martin (285) won four matches each.
• Grandview defeated Fruita Monument 78-39 in the Ralston Valley tournament in Arvada.
The Wolves outscored the Wildcats 22-6 in the second quarter to forge a 37-15 halftime lead.
Grandview had three players in double figures, Dillon Moritz leading the way with 16 points.
Alex Mende and Scott Miller paced Fruita Monument (2-4) with 10 and nine points, respectively.
• Emily Stucky won three individual events and swam on three winning relays to lead Montrose in its own invitational.
Stucky won the 200-yard backstroke, 400 individual medley and 200 breaststroke and swam a leg of the winning 400 and 200 freestyle and 400 medley relays.
Durango and Centennial had the best team showings.
Kelsey Schlagel finished second in the 100 freestyle and 200 breaststroke and third in the 200 freestyle for Grand Junction. Noelle Depuey was second in the 200 IM and third in the 100 backstroke.