Pueblo County team breaks records and takes team title after day 218 Feb 2017
By Tom Blair - ICW staff
After day 2 at the Colorado State Wrestling Championship the 4A team race is over with as Pueblo Count has a 100-point lead over second place Cheyenne Mtn., plus having 8 wrestlers in the finals. The Pueblo County team are led by brothers 132 lbs Grant and 152 lbs Hunter Willits (Grant going for his 3rd title and Hunter going for his 4th and becoming the 20th 4X champ). The other finalist for Pueblo County are 106 Brendon Garcia (Pueblo County) 21-2; 113 Josiah Nava (Pueblo County) 26-7; 120 Nathan Bonham (Pueblo County) 33-6; 138 Justin Davis (Pueblo County) 27-6; 182 Dante Garcia (Pueblo County) 11-1 and 195 Donavon Rincon (Pueblo County) 29-8.
The hits keep coming as there are three wrestlers still undefeated heading into the finals – team mates 120 Dominick Serrano (Windsor) 49-0 and 138 Chris Sandoval (Windsor) 44-0 plus Myles Wilson (Glenwood Springs) 50-0 (who could tie the single season record of 51 wins by taking down the final match and the title). There are still eight wrestlers going for a second title - Brendon Garcia (Pueblo County), Josiah Nava (Pueblo County), Andrew Alirez (Greeley Central), Peter Isais (Pine Creek), at 138 lbs ex-team mates Chris Sandoval (Windsor) and Justin Davis (Pueblo County) are 1X champs going for a second in which only one can win. The last two wrestlers going for their second title are at 182 lbs Myles Wilson (Glenwood Springs) and Dante Garcia (Pueblo County).