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  • Deaguero takes state wrestling...

    DENVER – Add some words of wisdom to a second-seeded wrestler at the state 5A tournament, and you get a runner-up finish for Adams City’s Gavin Deaguero.

  • Gonzales claims runner-up spot...

    DENVER – The two words that Adams City wrestler Nick Gonzales uttered more often than not during the last two weeks were basics and conditioning.

    That’s what got him through to the state 5A finals at 126 pounds. It wasn’t quite enough to get him a state title, though. Grandview’s Fabian Santillan took a 4-1 decision in the finals Feb. 17.

  • Rowell brings home state...

    DENVER –  A few minutes after winning a state 5A wrestling title at Pepsi Center – and getting a sea of hugs and congratulations from teammates and well-wishers – Adams City’s Christian Rowell said something unusual for a state champion.

  • State 5A wrestling .. Three ACHS...

    DENVER – Three members of the Adams City wrestling team earned spots in the state 5A tournament finals.

    Christian Rowell had the most unusual entry into the finals. His 170-pound match with Ponderosa's Parker Benekas ended in a 2-2 tie. Benekas, though, used up all but eight seconds of his allotted injury time. He used up those eight seconds between the end of regulation and the start of overtime, then got physically sick on the mat and could not continue.

  • State 5A wrestling .. Four...

    DENVER – Four Adams City wrestlers can finish no worse than sixth in this year's state 5A wrestling tournament.

    Nicholas Gonzales, who was fifth a year ago at state, moved into the semifinals with a 9-0, major decision win over Traevin Osborn in a 126-pound quarterfinal match.

  • State wrestling tournament day 1...

    DENVER – Four Adams City wrestlers made it through to the quarterfinals of the state 5A wrestling tournament at Pepsi Center Feb. 15.

    Nicholas Gonzales (126 pounds), who won his match by pinfall, takes on Ponderosa's Travis Osborn. Josh Deaguero (138) rolled to a 15-point win in his first match. He faces Zach Klingner of Fossil Ridge.

  • Wrestling: ACHS takes nine to...

    Adams City is long on numbers at the state 5A wrestling tournament this season, not to mention long on state tournament experience.

    Nine Eagles earned spots in the state tourney. Five of them .. Nick Gonzales, Joshua Deaguero, Marques Salazar, Gavin Deaguero and Christian Rowell .. made the trip last year. Gavin Deaguero was third at 152 pounds. Joshua Deaguero was fifth at 138 pounds. Nick Gonzales was fifth at 126 pounds.

  • Boys hoops: 'It's...
  • State 5A wrestling pairings .....

    Here are the first-round pairings for the state 5A wrestling tournament. It starts at 7;15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Pepsi Center.

     

  • Regional wrestling: Nine from...

    Adams City will send nine wrestlers to the state 5A wrestling tournament at Pepsi Center. It starts Thursday, Feb. 15.

    Three – Nick Gonzales (126 pounds), Gavin Deaguero (152) and Christian Rowell (170) -- won regional titles. Josh Deaguero wound up second at 138 pounds.

    Thomas Olson was third at 160 pounds. Jordan Griego (120), Niko Suazo (182), Efrain Tinoco (195) and Marques Salazar (145) were fourth.