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Grizzlies fare well at state


Last updated 3/16/2021 at 1:11pm

Courtesy of Mesa Ridge High School Athletics Department

Matthew Moore (second from right) poses with his state championship plaque after winning first place in the 285-pound category at the State Wrestling Championships.

The Mesa Ridge wrestling team did well in the Class 4A State Wrestling Championships held at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo on March 13. In the boys' championships, Matthew Moore (285 pounds) placed, while Frankie Gallegos (113 pounds) placed second and Mickail Skeldum (106 pounds) placed sixth.

"The boys just had a great tournament," Mesa Ridge coach Rob Braaten said. "Having two in the finals is tough to do. Matthew was a runner up last year, so being a state champion this year was important to him. Frankie really stepped his game up and wrestled great. Having Mickail get on t...

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