Moffat County High School’s regional wrestling qualifiers

Charlie Griffiths

Age: 17

Class: Junior

Height: 5’11”

Weight class: 145

2009-10 record: 38-6

Pins: 26

Regional wrestling tournament result: Qualified for state

Quotable:

“It’s been a good year. I’ve had a lot of tough matches.”

“I still have some tough matches to get to state. But, I can beat them. I just have to do it.”

“If I make it, this will be my third year.”

Ben Winslow

Age: 17

Class: Junior

Height: 5’11”

Weight class: 215

2009-10 record: 21-17

Pins: 8

Regional wrestling tourney result: Qualified for state

Quotable:

“I’ve been wrestling a lot better. By my senior year, I’ll be good.”

“The highlight was probably wrestling at the Warrior Classic. I went 2-2, but both kids I beat were pretty tough.”

“I just want to place at regionals and make it to state. My main focus is on regionals, though. I don’t want to put the wagon in front of the horse.”

“This has been my most dominant year.”

Todd Stewart

Age: 18

Class: Senior

Height: 5’9”

Weight class: 140

2009-10 record: 15-17

Pins: 12

Quotable:

“It’s been rough. This is my first full year on varsity, and it’s a lot faster. There are a lot of tough kids in my weight class.”

“I want to place at regionals. When I’m there, I’ll do the best I can.”

Garrett Stewart

Age: 14

Class: Freshman

Height: 5’8”

Weight class: 125

2009-10 record: 13-18

Pins: 6

Quotable:

“I’m hoping I can place at regionals. If I can, then just do my best at state.”

Nick Chew

Age: 18

Class: Senior

Height: 6’

Weight class: 171

2009-10 record: 10-12

Pins: 8

Quotable:

“It’s been a lot of fun this year. I’ve really enjoyed it.”

“Since I started wrestling my sophomore year, I’ve progressively gotten better. I’m better this year than I was last year, and I’m happy about that.”

Jacob Teeter

Age: 14

Class: Freshman

Height: 5’7”

Weight class: 112

2009-10 record: 21-20

Pins: 8

Quotable:

“It’s been really tough, but really good.”

“I’ve been getting a lot more experience. I’m figuring out what it takes to be a high school wrestler.”

Nathan Tomlin

Age: 17

Class: Senior

Height: 5’7”

Weight class: 152

2009-10 record: 38-1

Pins: 23

Regional wrestling tourney results: Qualified for state

Quotable:

“Senior nationals is where I want to end up.”

“Even with the injuries and being sick, I’ve wrestled better this year than I have any other year.”

Cody Adams

Age: 16

Class: Junior

Height: 6’2”

Weight class: 189

2009-10 record: 36-6

Pins: 22

Regional wrestling tourney result: Qualified for state

Quotable:

“This year has been way better than last year.”

“Last year, I placed sixth at regionals. This year, I’m faster, more flexible, stronger.”

Justin McAlexander

Age: 15

Class: Freshman

Height: 5’2”

Weight class: 103

2009-10 record: 6-17

Pins: 2

Quotable:

“It’s been fun, but it’s definitely been harder than last year.”

“I want to pin a two-time state champion — as soon as I find him.”

Scott Mann

Age: 17

Class: Senior

Height: 6’2”

Weight class: 160

2009-10 record: 35-14

Pins: 25

Quotable:

“I’ve had a pretty good year, but every loss I’ve had is because I beat myself. I’ve probably beat myself more than anyone has beat me.”

Cody Nelson

Age: 17

Class: Junior

Height: 5’7”

Weight class: 119

2009-10 record: 29-8

Pins: 21

Quotable:

“I injured my shoulder on my first match of the year. I was fighting that forever.”

“I was kind of healthy through Union. I went to Warrior, and I did all right, but I didn’t do as well as I hoped.”

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