Tim Yount released his third On the Mat high school wrestling rankings today with three local teams and 31 local individuals being recognized.

Rocky Ford remained the top-ranked team in Class 2A. Two other local teams are in the 2A standings as Fowler is sixth and County Line is 11th.

Following Rocky Ford are Cedaredge, Paonia, Wray, Hotchkiss, Fowler, Burlington, Sedgwick County/Fleming, Holly, and County Line.

Two Tri-Peaks League teams are in the Class 3A rankings as Lamar is sixth and Buena Vista is eighth.

Valley is ranked No. 1, followed by Alamosa, Eaton, Sheridan, Centauri, Lamar, Moffat County, Buena Vista, Weld Central, and Pagosa Springs.

Here are the local individuals in the rankings.

Class 3A

La Junta

Three La Junta High School wrestlers are in the Class 3A rankings. The list includes Isaiah Gamez, who is third at 120; Mitchell Peabody, who is 10th at 195; and Noah Barrett, who is 12th at 138.

Class 2A

Rocky Ford

Rocky Ford has nine ranked wrestlers, including two at the top of their weight divisions in Greg Garcia (285) and Carlos Romo (145).

Also ranked for the Meloneers are Diego Reyes, who is second at 170; Santino Mendoza, who is third at 132; Michael Maldonado, who is fifth at 113; Jesse Tapia, who is sixth at 182; Joziah Maestas, who is seventh at 120; and Andrew Franco, who is 12th at 106.


Swink has three wrestlers in the rankings including Adam Nolte, who is third at 126; Michael Romero, who is fourth at 106; and Justin Tucker, who is ninth at 285.


A total of seven Fowler wrestlers are in the rankings and it is led by Seth McFall, who is at the top of the 113-pound rankings.

Other ranked Grizzlies include Dahlton McGhee, who is fourth at 195; Dylan Palomino, who is fourth at 152; Chantz Lange, who is fifth at 160; Tyson Martinez, who is fifth at 182; Tyler Mullins, who is eighth at 285; and Fernando Salazar, who is 10th at 106.

Crowley County

Crowley County has four ranked wrestlers in Jared Bauer, who is third at 152; Adam Schultz, who is sixth at 160; Tanner Howells-Watkins, who is seventh at 132; and Jaden Harris, who is eighth at 145.

County Line

The County Line Rivals has five wrestlers in the rankings. On the list are Ken Cox, who is second at 195; Trevor Randel, who is third at 170; Jayce Bauer, who is fourth at 285; Dawson Roesch, who is seventh at 182; and Jaime Ibarra, who is 10th at 195.

Las Animas

Las Animas currently has no wrestlers in the rankings.