Sports in brief: KidzPlex wins Judges Cup title
The KidzPlex Level 4 gymnastics team took first place in the Judges Cup in Denver last weekend, defeating four-time defending champion 5280 Gymnastics.
Jaedyn Daugherty and Katie Stobbe finished first and second, respectively, in the all-around with Cassidy Pratt taking fifth.
The KidzPlex Level 5 team placed third with Morgan Hoffman taking fourth all-around.
Mavericks picked 7th in RMAC
The Mesa State College wrestling team is picked to finish seventh in the RMAC this season by the coaches, the RMAC announced Tuesday.
Adams State College is the favorite to win the RMAC title this year. The Grizzlies received five of a possible 11 first-place votes and have three wrestlers on the preseason all-conference team. Senior Kyle Sand, a four-time undefeated state champion in high school, is the preseason wrestler of the year.
Western State is picked second with two first-place votes. Nebraska-Kearney is third, followed by Fort Hays State, San Francisco State and Chadron State.
Fort Hays State, San Francisco State and Grand Canyon (Ariz.) University are associate members of the RMAC in wrestling.