GREEN RIVER -Two of the state’s best wrestling teams squared off Friday night as the 4A’s best took on the top team in 3A. Star Valley finished strong as they beat Green River, 36-13.
The Wolves started strong as they won their first four matches of the night but it was all Star Valley from there. Both Kade Knezovich and Justin Floes scored decision wins while No. 1 in the state at 113, Cyro Montoya, scored a major decision win. Gage Byers used a last second escape to even the match and force it into extra time where he was able to win, 10-7.
The Wolves will join the rest of the conference teams in Rock Springs on Saturday for the conference duals.
Star Valley 36, Green River 13
106- Kade Knezovich (GR) over Tristan Hicks (SV) (Dec 7-3)
113 – Cyro Montoya (GR) over Spencer Angell (SV) (MD 10-1)
120 – Justin Flores (GR) over Greyson Hicks (SV) (Dec 11-6)
126 – Gage Byers (GR) over Gavin Patterson (SV) (TB-1 10-7)
132 – Tyson Hoopes (SV) over Tanner Adam (GR) (Dec 9-3)
138 – Brandon Claye (SV) over Garrett Harris (GR) (Fall 1:44)
145 – Trevor Clark (SV) over Kaycee Cochrane (GR) (Dec 7-5)
152 – Carter Hill (SV) over Eric Clingenpeel (GR) (Dec 10-7)
160 – Bridger Vandeburg (SV) over Chance Anderson (GR) (Dec 5-1)
170 – Dylan Brog (SV) over Payton Tucker (GR) (Dec 5-1)
182 – Jason Walker (SV) over Blake Waite (GR) (Dec 3-1)
195 – Kylan Townsend (SV) over Justin Rubalcaba (GR) (Dec 7-2)
220 – Josh Dawson (SV) over Jordan Tucker (GR) (Dec 8-7)
285 – McCabe Smith (SV) over Gabe Bunderman (GR) (Fall 3:29)
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