Tim Yount released his fifth On the Mat high school wrestling rankings on Friday with three local teams and 33 local individuals being recognized.

In the Class 2A team rankings, Rocky Ford fell from first to fourth, while Fowler dropped from fifth to sixth. Swink debuts in the rankings at No. 13.

Cedaredge is the new top-ranked team in Class 2A, followed by Paonia, Hotchkiss, Rocky Ford, Wray, Fowler, John Mall, Soroco, Norwood, Sedgwick County/Fleming, Meeker, Holly, Swink, Burlington, and Lyons.

Four Tri-Peaks League teams are listed in the Class 3A standings. Lamar is ranked fourth, Buena Vista is 11th, Florence is 13th, and Salida is 16th.

The local ranked individuals are as follows.

Class 3A

La Junta

La Junta Junta High School has four ranked individuals and the Tigers are led by Isaiah Gamez, who is at the top of the 120-pound standings.

The remaining ranked Tigers include Mitchell Peabody, who is eighth at 195, Noah Barrett, who is 11th at 138, and Nick Martinez, who is 16th at 285.

Class 2A

Rocky Ford

Rocky Ford has 10 individuals in the Class 2A rankings. Leading the Meloneers are Greg Garcia and Carlos Romo, who are ranked first at 285 and 145 pounds respectively.

Rocky’s remaining ranked wrestlers are Diego Reyes, who is second at 170, Michael Maldonado, who is fifth at 113, Jesse Tapia, who is fifth at 182, Santino Mendoza, who is eighth at 132, Joziah Maestas, who is ninth at 120, Quentin Venard, who is ninth at 126, Isaiah Garcia, who is 10th at 152, and David Duran, who is 11th at 106.


Swink has three ranked wrestlers. The ranked Lions include Adam Nolte, who is second at 132, Michael Romero, who is fourth at 106, and Justin Tucker, who is eighth at 285.


Fowler has seven individuals in the standings. Leading the Grizzlies are Seth McFall and Dahlton McGhee who are first at 113 and 195 respectively.

The rest of the ranked Fowler wrestlers include Dylan Palomino, who is third at 152, Tyson Martinez, who is fourth at 182, Chantz Lange, who is fifth at 160, Tyler Mullins, who is seventh at 285, and Fernando Salazar, who is ninth at 106.

Crowley County

Crowley County High School has five grapplers in the rankings. The ranked Chargers are Jared Bauer, who is seventh at 152, Adam Schultz, who is seventh at 160, Cannon Buford, who is 11th at 220, Jaden Harris, who is 11th at 145, and Tanner Howells-Watkins, who is 13th at 132.

County Line

The County Line Rivals have four recognized individuals including Trevor Randel, who is third at 170, Dawson Roesch, who is sixth at 182, Jaime Ibarra, who is eighth at 195, and Jayce Bauer, who is 10th at 220.

Las Animas

Las Animas currently has no ranked wrestlers.