Moffat County wrestlers get physical at Maverick Duals
Issik Herod, Chris Moschetti undefeated at Colorado Mesa meet
December 5, 2015
The varsity wrestlers of Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School hit the mat with a vengeance Saturday at the Maverick Duals hosted by Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. hit the mat with a vengeance Saturday at the Maverick Duals hosted by Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.
Moffat County High School hit the mat with a vengeance Saturday at the Maverick Duals hosted by Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.
A lengthy day at the 15-team event — which included schools from up and down the Western Slope ranging from fellow northwest corner towns like Meeker and Rangely to those farther south like Montezuma-Cortez — saw the Bulldogs go 2-3 in overall team numbers, picking up group wins against Cedaredge (43-32) and Hotchkiss (37-35) while falling in the tallies to Paonia, Olathe and Montrose, 43-31, 42-31 and 42-30, respectively.
With the exception of the 160-pound bracket, MCHS was represented in nearly every weight class throughout each dual match.
Bulldogs Chris Moschetti and Issik Herod were undefeated over the weekend, dominating the 113 and 138 divisions, with Herod taking three wins by fall and Moschetti two.
Karson Cox went 4-1 and claimed the distinction of the fastest Moffat County kid to pin his opponent, Cedaredge's Jacob Ramirez, in just 26 seconds. Stelios Peroulis also had only one loss and pinned three of his competitors, while Mikinzie Klimper and Hugo Hernandez were likewise 4-1.
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Jay Carrico and Drake Zimmerman each toughed it out as the day went on to take a pin, and Ryan Zimmerman, John T Peroulis, Jefferson Piatt, Trevor Kuhn and Toryn Hume rounded out the rest of the MCHS roster.
Moffat County varsity wrestlers will be back at it Tuesday in a triangular match with Steamboat Springs and Coal Ridge, followed by another three-team event with Hotchkiss and Rangely Friday and another weekend trip to Grand Junction.
Moffat County High School varsity wrestling at Maverick Duals
Bracket, Wrestler — Wins-Losses, Wins by PinBracket, Wrestler — Wins-Losses, Wins by Pin
Bracket, Wrestler — Wins-Losses, Wins by Pin
106, Karson Cox — 4-1, 3 pins
113, Chris Moschetti — 5-0, 2 pins
120, Jay Carrico — 1-4, 1 pin
126, Ryan Zimmerman — 1-4
132, John T Peroulis — 1-4
138, Issik Herod — 5-0, 3 pins
145, Jefferson Piatt — 1-4
152, Drake Zimmerman — 1-2, 1 pin
170, Mikinzie Klimper — 4-1, 2 pins
182, Hugo Hernandez — 4-1, 1 pin
195, Stelios Peroulis — 4-1, 3 pins
220, Toryn Hume — 0-2
220, Trevor Kuhn — 1-2