Craig Sports Briefs for April 6, 2016: Middle school wrestlers compete at state | CraigDailyPress.com

Craig Sports Briefs for April 6, 2016: Middle school wrestlers compete at state

Craig wrester Dylan Zimmerman, top, keeps up the pressure during the Colorado Middle School State Championships, hosted Friday and Saturday in Denver by Rocky Mountain Nationals. Zimmerman and Dagan White each finished in the top 10 of their weight classes, while Kael Poe, Caden Call, Ryan Duzik, Michael Voloshin, Tyler Fortune and Daniel Caddy all wrestled strong as well.

Members of the Craig Middle SchoolCraig Middle School wrestling team spent the weekend in Denver at the National Western Event Center as part of the Middle School State Championships hosted by wrestling team spent the weekend in Denver at the National Western Event Center as part of the Middle School State Championships hosted by Rocky Mountain NationalsRocky Mountain Nationals..

Craig Middle School wrestling team spent the weekend in Denver at the National Western Event Center as part of the Middle School State Championships hosted by Rocky Mountain Nationals.

The Bulldogs were represented by seven young grapplers, with Dagan White advancing the furthest in the 80-pound bracket, making it to the quarterfinals with a pin and a win by decision before taking two losses and finishing the tournament with a 2-2 record. At 75 pounds, Dylan Zimmerman was 3-2, all victories coming by fall.

Though not receiving an official ranking, White and Zimmerman each were in the top 10.

Both in the 70 class, Caden Call was 2-2, two pins, and Kael Poe 0-2, taking an overtime loss to end his run.

At 85 pounds, Ryan Duzik went 3-2 with two pins, and in the 100 bracket, Michael Voloshin and Tyler Fortune each were 2-2, Voloshin with a pair of falls and Fortune one.

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CMS's Daniel Caddy also attended the event, wrestling for the Colorado West Elite team, finishing 3-2, each of his wins by decision, including a 12-0 major decision.

Deadlines approaching for Craig Parks & Rec baseball, softball, t-ball programs

Craig Parks & RecreationCraig Parks & Recreation is seeking participants for the spring and summer sports of baseball, softball, coach pitch and t-ball. is seeking participants for the spring and summer sports of baseball, softball, coach pitch and t-ball.

Craig Parks & Recreation is seeking participants for the spring and summer sports of baseball, softball, coach pitch and t-ball.

T-ball is available for boys and girls ages 5 and 6 and coach pitch for ages 7 and 8. Teams will begin practicing in early May with games Tuesdays and Thursdays at Woodbury Sports Complex.

Player eligibility is based on their age as of Aug. 31, 2016.

Slow-pitch softball is open to girls ages 8 to 18, practices starting in early May, games Tuesdays and Thursdays at Loudy-Simpson Park.

Craig Youth Baseball is open to ages 8 to 15 with possible travel involved for older players. An organizational meeting will determine the schedule for ages 13 to 15, while younger age groups will start practices in late April or early May. Games will take place Mondays and Wednesdays.

Volunteers are encouraged to help the season go smoothly.

Baseball players ages 8 to 12 will also have the option of signing up for the Spartan Baseball Clinic hosted April 17 by the Colorado Northwestern Community CollegeColorado Northwestern Community College baseball team, the cost $15 and the deadline to register this Wednesday. baseball team, the cost $15 and the deadline to register this Wednesday.

Colorado Northwestern Community College baseball team, the cost $15 and the deadline to register this Wednesday.

Registration is $40 for the t-ball, coach pitch and softball seasons, all with the deadline this Wednesday. Baseball is $50, the deadline April 13.

For more information, visit Craig Parks & Recreation at 300 W. Fourth St. or call 970-826-2004.

Craig Youth Hockey Association hosting annual spring meeting

Craig Youth Hockey AssociationCraig Youth Hockey Association is seeking coaches and board members for the 2016-17 season. is seeking coaches and board members for the 2016-17 season.

Craig Youth Hockey Association is seeking coaches and board members for the 2016-17 season.

The organization encourages interested parties and community members to attend its annual spring meeting, which will take place at 7 p.m. April 11 at the Moffat County School DistrictMoffat County School District administration building. administration building.

Moffat County School District administration building.

For more information, contact Charity Neal at cyhamom@gmail.comcyhamom@gmail.com..

cyhamom@gmail.com.

Registration open for high school, middle school volleyball camp

The Moffat County High SchoolMoffat County High School volleyball program will host its summer volleyball clinic July 11 to 14 complete with staff of the Chad Teichert Volleyball Camp. Registration is open for players who will be in grades six through 12 during the 2016-17 school year. volleyball program will host its summer volleyball clinic July 11 to 14 complete with staff of the Chad Teichert Volleyball Camp. Registration is open for players who will be in grades six through 12 during the 2016-17 school year.

Moffat County High School volleyball program will host its summer volleyball clinic July 11 to 14 complete with staff of the Chad Teichert Volleyball Camp. Registration is open for players who will be in grades six through 12 during the 2016-17 school year.

Athletes will receive a minimum of 23 hours worth of instruction in eight sessions, with optional sessions available as well.

The total cost for the program is $180, and organizers have set an April 12 deadline for parents to turn in a non-refundable deposit of $80 to reserve their child's spot.

Registration forms are available at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane, or through Craig Middle School coach Vicki Blomquist.

CNCC volleyball hosting April tournament

The Colorado Northwestern Community College volleyball team announces the Battle of Sparta Volleyball Tournament, open to members of both the Rangely and Craig campuses of CNCC.

Games will be four-on-four, consisting of different departments and organizations within the school. The tourney will take place from April 15 to 17 and will culminate in the presentation of the inaugural Battle of Sparta Championship trophy.

The cost is $25 per team or $6.25 per player. The deadline to register is April 11.

For more information, call 970-675-3263.