Red Devil wrestlers place fifth at Gunnison Invitational
by Jeff Richards
Contributing Writer
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The Grand County High School wrestling team finished in fifth place overall out of 12 teams at the Gunnison Invitational meet held in Gunnison, Utah, Jan 10-11.

The Red Devils scored 42 total points at the meet, according to GCHS head coach Dennis Wells.

Manti High School took first place overall with 87 points. With 63 total points, Millard took second place, followed by Piute, with 45 points and Wayne County, with 42 points.

Two Red Devil wrestlers went undefeated throughout the tournament. GCHS senior Gage Lindquist, wrestling at 120 pounds, went 9-0 and took first place in his division, as did Red Devil heavyweight Edgar Gomez, also a senior at GCHS.

Fellow Red Devil senior Jacob Francis, wrestling at 138 pounds, suffered his first defeat of the season in the tournament finals, losing in a 3-1 decision to Millard’s Justin Sorensen. Francis had beaten Sorensen by the same score the week before, Wells noted. Francis took second place in his division at the Gunnison tournament.

Also for Grand, junior Robert Allred, wrestling at 132 pounds, went 6-3 and placed fourth in the tournament. Sophomore Seth Holyoak, wrestling at 145 pounds, went 3-6, and freshman Gage Moore, wrestling at 106 pounds, went 4-5.

In the junior varsity division, GCHS junior Qordale Tsosie went 3-2 and took third place in the JV tournament.

The Red Devils’ next wrestling event will be a dual meet against the San Juan Broncos at Blanding on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

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