Correction

MEEKER | Forty-eight Meeker High School (MHS) wrestlers have finished as state runners-up in the Colorado State Wrestling Championships, not 39, as incorrectly written in the “Colorado State Wrestling Tournament 2019” article, which appeared in the Feb. 28, 2019, edition of the Herald Times. We regret the error.

Meeker head wrestling coach J.C. Watt has compiled a list of MHS wrestlers who placed in the Colorado State Wrestling Championship since MHS started it’s wrestling program in 1955.

According to coach Watt’s list, the following Meeker High School wrestlers placed second in the state wrestling tournament:

1956 John Beres (Hwt)

1958 Harry Watt (145)

1958 Gene Clapper (154)

1960 Pat Sheridan (138)*

1960 Jerry Seely (180)

1963 Harry Tucker (165)

1964 John Whalin (127)

1966 Gary Stewart (180)*

1967 Phil Jensen (154)

1968 Rod Crawford (120)

1971 Richard Banzhaf (138)

1975 David Carnahan (119)

1977 Ray Owens (167)

1978 Brett Harvey (105)*

1978 Stuart Massey (167)

1979 Tony Mazzola (167)

1980 Kai Turner (126)

1980 Tony Seely (155)*

1980 Tony Mazzola (167)

1981 Scott Fandrich (105)

1981 Deak Chamberlain (126)

1981 Mike Seely (185)

1984 Dan Ilgen (Hwt)

1986 Lenny Klinglesmith (138)**

1987 Coley Turner (126)*

1987 Justin Seely (185)

1990 Ray Wood (130)*

1995 Danny Quinn (145)

1994 Jacob Stewart (189)*

1995 Collin Robinson (100)

1996 Chris Schram (160)

1997 Barney LeBlanc (152)

1997 Sam Dare (189)*

1998 Jake Thiessen (125)

2003 Lee Overton (189)*

2004 Cody Clark (112)*

2006 Jeff Overton (189)

2008 Josh Prescott (145)

2014 Tristin Pelloni (113)

2014 Devon Pontine (160)*

2015 Anthony Watt (145)

2015 Casey Turner (152)*

2017 Casey Turner (170)

2017 Chase Rule (182)

2017 Tyler Ilgen (Hwt)

2018 Jacob Pelloni (120)

2018 Tannen Kennedy (138)

2019 Tannen Kennedy (145)

*Also won individual state title