Wolves Wrestling Finishes Eighth at Utah Tournament

Wolves Wrestling Finishes Eighth at Utah Tournament

GREEN RIVER– The Green River High School wrestling team took eighth place at the Tournament of Champions at Vernal, Utah, Friday and Saturday, January 12 and 13.

The Wolves totaled up 124 points throughout the tournament.

Results



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Clayson Mele (14-5) placed 6th and scored 15.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Clayson Mele (Green River) 14-5 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Clayson Mele (Green River) 14-5 won by fall over Zeke Kelley (Pleasant Grove) 23-6 (Fall 5:29)
  • Quarterfinal – Clayson Mele (Green River) 14-5 won by fall over Brady Carey (Lander Valley) 19-8 (Fall 4:42)
  • Semifinal – Caeleb Knoll (Eaglecrest) 32-3 won by decision over Clayson Mele (Green River) 14-5 (Dec 11-7)
  • Cons. Semi – Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 won by major decision over Clayson Mele (Green River) 14-5 (MD 13-3)
  • 5th Place Match – Trea Fantin (Green River) 10-8 won by fall over Clayson Mele (Green River) 14-5 (Fall 1:00)



106

Dominic Martinez (17-3) placed 3rd and scored 24.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 received a bye (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 won by fall over Leo Valdez (Delta) 24-10 (Fall 5:43)
  • Quarterfinal – Trea Fantin (Green River) 10-8 won by fall over Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 (Fall 1:47)
  • Cons. Round 4 – Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 won by fall over Nena Sowers (Evanston) 11-12 (Fall 0:38)
  • Cons. Round 5 – Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 won by decision over Zeke Kelley (Pleasant Grove) 23-6 (Dec 9-2)
  • Cons. Semi – Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 won by major decision over Clayson Mele (Green River) 14-5 (MD 13-3)
  • 3rd Place Match – Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 won by major decision over Cash Christensen (Rock Springs) 23-3 (MD 9-1)



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106

Trea Fantin (10-8) placed 5th and scored 17.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Trea Fantin (Green River) 10-8 won by fall over Gavin Guymon (Carbon ) 15-12 (Fall 1:30)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Trea Fantin (Green River) 10-8 won by decision over Brock Morris (Maple Mountain) 17-2 (Dec 7-2)
  • Quarterfinal – Trea Fantin (Green River) 10-8 won by fall over Dominic Martinez (Green River) 17-3 (Fall 1:47)
  • Semifinal – Cooper McLaine Cox (Maple Mountain) 19-1 won by major decision over Trea Fantin (Green River) 10-8 (MD 18-6)
  • Cons. Semi – Cash Christensen (Rock Springs) 23-3 won by decision over Trea Fantin (Green River) 10-8 (Dec 9-2)
  • 5th Place Match – Trea Fantin (Green River) 10-8 won by fall over Clayson Mele (Green River) 14-5 (Fall 1:00)



113

Kade Flores (14-5) place is unknown and scored 3.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Kade Flores (Green River) 14-5 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Jaxon Morlan (Duchesne) 29-8 won by fall over Kade Flores (Green River) 14-5 (Fall 3:16)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Kade Flores (Green River) 14-5 won by fall over Kory Anderson (Eaglecrest) 0-2 (Fall 1:59)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Isaac Saavadra (Evanston) 16-11 won by fall over Kade Flores (Green River) 14-5 (Fall 1:39)



113

Kade Knezovich (15-6) placed 2nd and scored 26.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Kade Knezovich (Green River) 15-6 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Kade Knezovich (Green River) 15-6 won by fall over Bryce Judd (Carbon ) 18-9 (Fall 2:00)
  • Quarterfinal – Kade Knezovich (Green River) 15-6 won by decision over Zack Vasquez (Rock Springs) 27-5 (Dec 9-7)
  • Semifinal – Kade Knezovich (Green River) 15-6 won by fall over Gunnar Harrison (Uintah) 23-8 (Fall 1:20)
  • 1st Place Match – Conner Ingram (Juab) 33-2 won by fall over Kade Knezovich (Green River) 15-6 (Fall 1:50)



126

Devon VanValkenburg (3-12) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Carson Carlson (Kemmerer) 15-8 won by decision over Devon VanValkenburg (Green River) 3-12 (Dec 11-4)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Christian Nielson (Juab) 16-16 won by fall over Devon VanValkenburg (Green River) 3-12 (Fall 3:21)



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Jacob Weipert (10-7) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Tad Sickels (Nucla) 14-9 won by fall over Jacob Weipert (Green River) 10-7 (Fall 1:26)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Jacob Weipert (Green River) 10-7 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Garrett Frantz (Meeker) 14-12 won by decision over Jacob Weipert (Green River) 10-7 (Dec 8-2)



152

Brett McKeehan (5-10) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Wesley Simmons (Fruita Monument) 14-8 won by fall over Brett McKeehan (Green River) 5-10 (Fall 2:49)
  • Cons. Round 1 – Brett McKeehan (Green River) 5-10 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Lowell Ellis (Kemmerer) 17-8 won by major decision over Brett McKeehan (Green River) 5-10 (MD 15-1)



160

Jon Ty Leininger (14-5) place is unknown and scored 2.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Jon Ty Leininger (Green River) 14-5 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Ty Walker (Fruita Monument) 16-9 won by fall over Jon Ty Leininger (Green River) 14-5 (Fall 3:57)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Jon Ty Leininger (Green River) 14-5 won by major decision over Nathaniel Barlow (Skyridge) 0-2 (MD 13-1)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Tanner Anderson (Eaglecrest) 15-15 won in the ultimate tie breaker over Jon Ty Leininger (Green River) 14-5 (UTB 6-5)



170

Kaden Lloyd (9-5) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Kaden Lloyd (Green River) 9-5 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Trace Muse (Skyridge) 30-8 won by decision over Kaden Lloyd (Green River) 9-5 (Dec 6-2)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Kaden Lloyd (Green River) 9-5 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Blake Mangelson (Juab) 23-14 won by fall over Kaden Lloyd (Green River) 9-5 (Fall 0:51)



195

James McCarter (11-8) place is unknown and scored 5.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – James McCarter (Green River) 11-8 won by decision over Caleb Aiono (West) 2-2 (Dec 4-3)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Gavin Simmons (Evanston) 19-7 won by fall over James McCarter (Green River) 11-8 (Fall 2:26)
  • Cons. Round 2 – James McCarter (Green River) 11-8 won by fall over Emmanuel Cisneros (Uintah) 10-10 (Fall 4:50)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Jeydon Boyd (Kemmerer) 18-9 won by decision over James McCarter (Green River) 11-8 (Dec 5-0)



195

Payton Tucker (23-1) placed 3rd and scored 24.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Payton Tucker (Green River) 23-1 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Payton Tucker (Green River) 23-1 won by fall over Ridge Williams (Meeker) 11-11 (Fall 1:02)
  • Quarterfinal – Payton Tucker (Green River) 23-1 won by fall over Brock Labrum (Union) 24-7 (Fall 1:59)
  • Semifinal – Yair Moran (Delta) 31-4 won by decision over Payton Tucker (Green River) 23-1 (Dec 8-7)
  • Cons. Semi – Payton Tucker (Green River) 23-1 won by decision over Adam Forbush (Rock Springs) 20-7 (Dec 7-1)
  • 3rd Place Match – Payton Tucker (Green River) 23-1 won by fall over Gavin Simmons (Evanston) 19-7 (Fall 4:41)



220

Russell Ferrell (8-8) place is unknown and scored 6.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – Russell Ferrell (Green River) 8-8 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Brandon Atkinson (Delta) 27-11 won by fall over Russell Ferrell (Green River) 8-8 (Fall 1:37)
  • Cons. Round 2 – Russell Ferrell (Green River) 8-8 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Russell Ferrell (Green River) 8-8 won by fall over Dalton Ulibarri (Juab) 7-10 (Fall 2:04)
  • Cons. Round 4 – Toryn Hume (Moffat County) 12-8 won by fall over Russell Ferrell (Green River) 8-8 (Fall 3:44)



220

John Makie (5-8) place is unknown and scored 2.00 team points.

  • Champ. Round 1 – John Makie (Green River) 5-8 received a bye () (Bye)
  • Champ. Round 2 – Tanner Sorenson (North Sevier) 37-6 won by fall over John Makie (Green River) 5-8 (Fall 0:40)
  • Cons. Round 2 – John Makie (Green River) 5-8 won by major decision over Jared Henderson (Rifle) 5-10 (MD 10-0)
  • Cons. Round 3 – Ben Read (Skyridge) 23-13 won by fall over John Makie (Green River) 5-8 (Fall 2:15)


Team Scores

  1. Uintah 223.0
  2. Juab 211.0
  3. Delta 194.5
  4. Maple Mountain 161.5
  5. Pleasant Grove 149.5
  6. Rock Springs 141.0
  7. North Sevier 139.5
  8. Green River 124.0
  9. Paonia 119.0
  10. Moffat County 100.0
  11. Eaglecrest 98.5
  12. Lander Valley 98.0
  13. Duchesne 97.0
  14. Uintah 2 86.5
  15. Kemmerer 84.5
  16. Evanston 82.0
  17. Skyridge 76.0
  18. Union 70.0
  19. Fruita Monument 66.0
  20. Rifle 64.0
  21. Pleasant Grove 2 58.5
  22. Meeker 54.0
  23. West 50.0
  24. Longmont 43.0
  25. Carbon 37.5
  26. Hayden 35.0
  27. Norwood 32.0
  28. Nucla 18.0


Up Next

The Wolves will go on the road to compete in a dual against Kelly Walsh on Tuesday, January 16.