Grantsville High School wrestlers Brennon Kimber, Joe Lopez and Chance Warr are leading the way so far this season for the Cowboys.
Kimber (126), Lopez (145), Warr (152) and Chace Soule (145) all finished in first place at the Cowboy Duals on Saturday. Kimber also finished first at the Capitol City Classic at West High School. Lopez finished second and Warr third.
Kimber’s record this season stands at 13-1, Lopez is 13-3 and Soule is 20-4.
Grantsville wrestlers out-dueled Ogden on Dec. 6, winning 37-30 and then placed seventh out of 17 teams at the Capitol City Classic. Tooele’s junior varsity team captured the Cowboy Duals with a 5-0 record. The young Buffaloes defeated Grantsville 45-28 to secure the title. Grantsville claimed the second-place trophy with a 4-1 record.
Other teams competing were Stansbury JV, Tooele 2, and Murray JV. Park City didn’t attend, so a team comprised of various wrestlers made up the sixth team.
Daniel Aragon, wrestling 220 for Tooele, had three pins and went 5-0 to grab a first place and the Most Outstanding Wrestler award for the upper weights. Other first place winners for Tooele include Tristan Gossett (106), Josh Bishop (113), Dominic Mascarenas (120), Austin Strehle (138), Byron Baker (170), Jeremy Straub (182), and Nick Garcia (195).
Second-place winners were Tooele’s Rico Yslas (113), Trevor Gleed (120), Jake Hanson (126), Tristan Prather (152) and Trevor Tomac (182).
Grantsville seconds include Chris Gunderson (132), Tanner Corwell (170) and Dean Fraser (195). Stansbury wrestlers placing second include Tanner Anderson (106) and Josh Colvin (220). Thirds went to Hunter Anderson-G (113), Derek Ellett-G (120), Dalten Johnson-T (126), Carver Jaramillo- T (132), Alec Anderson-G (138), Anthony Ventura-T (145), Chance Ford-T (170) and Donny Glaser-T (220).
On Friday, Grantsville held a JV individual tournament. Below are the place winners from Tooele and Stansbury.
Seconds for Stansbury: Tanner Anderson (106), Justin Castleton (126); thirds: Shane Hopkins (126), Nathan Spilker (138), Josh Colvin (220).
Firsts for Tooele: Rico Yslas (106), Josh Bishop (113), Angelo Garcia (120), Dalten Johnsen (126), Carver Jaramillo (132), Nick Garcia (195), Tyler Daley (220). Second for Tooele: Trevor Gleed (113), Braden Boswell (120), Tyler Behunin (132), Anthony Ventura (138), Tristan Prather (160), Trevor Tomac (182), Daniel Aragon (195) and TaeJohn Koffel (220). Thirds include: Michael Wilson (120), Jackson Gavin (145), Colten Jensen (160) and Byron Baker (182).
Rich Valdez contributed to this article.