Wrestling – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:41:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 http://www.pagosasun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cropped-sun-logo-512x512-1-32x32.jpg Wrestling – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com 32 32 Wrestling http://www.pagosasun.com/wrestling/ Thu, 26 Mar 2020 21:00:54 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=200179

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The 3A all-state wrestling teams have been announced, and multiple Pirate grapplers received honors for their work on the mat this winter.

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Wrestling Intermountain League all-conference first-team honors http://www.pagosasun.com/wrestling-intermountain-league-all-conference-first-team-honors/ Thu, 05 Mar 2020 22:39:47 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198684

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Five grapplers from the Pirate wrestling team earned Intermountain League all-conference first-team honors this year. From left to right: Dylan Tressler, Erik Wyman, Cameron Lucero, Brae Bergdolt and Skyler Hill celebrate their accomplishment.

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Tag Team Wrestling Tournament open for middle school athletes http://www.pagosasun.com/tag-team-wrestling-tournament-open-for-middle-school-athletes/ Thu, 05 Mar 2020 22:00:02 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198622 By Jack Moore
Special to The SUN
The Tag Team Wrestling Tournament, open to Pagosa Springs Middle School wrestlers, will be held Thursday, March 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Pagosa Springs Middle School gym.
All proceeds support Charity Water, an organization that brings clean water to millions who are without safe water. One in 10 people in the world do not have clean, safe water.
Following the tournament, “The Passion of Christ” will be shown for free at the Liberty Theatre from 8:30 to 11 p.m.
A parent release form must be signed to wrestle or to watch the movie. Wrestlers, please sign up with Jack Moore at Pagosa Springs Middle School.
Admission is $5, which includes the tournament and theater admission.

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Lucero claims second state title, Pirates take fourth http://www.pagosasun.com/lucero-claims-second-state-title-pirates-take-fourth/ Thu, 27 Feb 2020 22:00:38 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198263

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Erik Wyman lifts his opponent during last week’s state action. Wyman took third at the event and was 45-6 this season.

By John Finefrock
Staff Writer
Cameron Lucero, Pagosa Springs High School (PSHS) junior, has claimed his second straight state wrestling title.

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Dylan Tressler demonstrates his full competitive spirit at the state wrestling tournament. Tressler took third at the tournament and went 36-4 this season.

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Pirate Brae Bergdolt jockeys for position during the state tournament in Denver last week. Bergdolt took third at the tournament and went 45-3 this season.

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Skyler Hill, full of concentration, angles for best positioning during a match at the state last week. Hill placed sixth at the event and went 36-10 this season.

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Cameron Lucero spars during a match at the state wrestling tournament, where he earned his second straight state championship. Lucero went 36-1 this season.

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Wrestling Championship http://www.pagosasun.com/wrestling-championship/ Thu, 27 Feb 2020 11:54:11 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198107

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Cameron Lucero smiles big after winning his second straight 3A state wrestling title. Lucero won in the 152-pound weight class on Saturday and took the title in the 145-pound weight class last year. Lucero was 36-1 this season.

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Nine Pirate wrestlers qualify for state tournament http://www.pagosasun.com/nine-pirate-wrestlers-qualify-for-state-tournament/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 22:00:05 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=197848

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Pirate Wil Aucoin overtakes his opponent during the regional wrestling tournament on Feb. 13. Aucoin finished third at the tournament and is competing at the state tournament beginning today.

By John Finefrock
Staff Writer
Nine Pagosa Springs High School wrestlers qualified for state by placing in the top four at the regional tournament on Feb. 21 and 22.

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Dylan Tressler raises his arm in glory after a victory at the regional wrestling tournament last weekend. Tressler took first at the tournament by pinning his opponent in the first-place round in less than a minute.

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On to State! http://www.pagosasun.com/on-to-state-9/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:54:04 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=197667

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Nine Pagosa Springs High School wrestlers set out for Denver Wednesday morning for the state wrestling tournament, which begins today and runs through Saturday. Pictured are, top row: Will Aucoin, Skyler Hill, Erik Wyman, Dylan Tressler and Brae Bergdolt. Bottom row: Cameron Lucero, E.J. Monterroso, Dustin Clark and Trevor Torrez.

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Pirate wrestling beats Cortez, Centauri in pair of victories http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-wrestling-beats-cortez-centauri-in-pair-of-victories/ Thu, 13 Feb 2020 22:00:44 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=197406

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Senior Dustin Clark wrestles during his final home match in the Pagosa Springs High School gym on Feb. 8. Clark beat Centauri’s Byron Shawcroft by major decision 13-4.

By John Finefrock
Staff Writer
The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestlers added two more victories to their season last week.

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Pirate E.J. Monterroso spars during a match against Centauri’s Ivan Lopez on Feb. 8. Monterroso pinned Lopez in 1 minute, 14 seconds.

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Pirate wrestling beats Alamosa for second time ever http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-wrestling-beats-alamosa-for-second-time-ever/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 22:00:48 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=196916

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Brae Bergdolt makes a move on an opponent during the Pirates’ match against Durango High School on Friday. Bergdolt pinned his opponent in 1 minute, 24 seconds.

By John Finefrock
Staff Writer
On Jan. 30, the Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestling team beat the Alamosa Mean Moose 42-36 for just the second time in Pirate history.

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Pirate Wrestling http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-wrestling/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:53:48 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=196769

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Trevor Moore, no stranger to the wrestling spotlight, faces an opponent during a home match against Durango High School on Friday. Moore kicked off the event with a victory on the way to the Pirates’ 60-15 thrashing of the Demons.

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