— BMS crowns 5 individual champions, travel to Rangely tonight — The Barone Middle School wrestling team had an outstanding performance in the Hayden tournament Saturday.
Meeker’s Devon Pontine concluded a good year with a fourth-place finish at the Colorado Middle School State Championships. Meeker was well-represented with 12 wrestlers competing in the event.
Led by team captains Jake Phelan and Tristin Pelloni, Meeker wrestlers finished second out of 13 teams at the East Grand Middle School Tournament.
MEEKER I Five Meeker wrestlers traveled to St. George, Utah, to compete in the Jacobs Challenge National tournament and all five placed, including one champion. Barone Middle School seventh-grader TJ Shelton has amassed a 47-10 record since last fall and added another national title to his resume, pinning all three of his opponents.