State 5A wrestling: J. Deaguero loses in semifinals

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DENVER – Coronado's Kj Kearns nipped Adams City's Josh Deaguero 3-2 in the 138-pound semifinals at the state wrestling tournament at Pepsi Center Feb. 17.

The match was tied 2-2 when the third period ended. But the officials ruled that Deaguero clasped his hands, which awarded the winning point to Kearns.

Deaguero was the only Eagles' wrestler to make it to the semifinals.

As of 11 p.m. Feb. 17, the consolation matches were still in progress. We'll update later.