|JH wrestlers open at Brush tourney|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Holyoke junior high wrestlers opened their season Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Brush tournament.
Fernando Lopez at 115 lbs. and Sidney Struckmeyer at heavyweight both earned champion honors in the season opener.
Seven other Dragons placed in the tourney, where Holyoke took three thirds and four fourths.
Third-place finishes were earned by Tony Roberts (105 lbs.), Dennis Amaya (175 lbs.) and Marques Harvey (195 lbs.).
Fourth-place winners were Issac Brandt (110 lbs.), Dylon Lousberg (115 lbs.), Edgar Cruz (137 lbs.) and Cavin Kramer (175 lbs.).
Other Dragons competing in Saturday’s tourney were Oscar Hernandez (95 lbs.), Taylor Mayden (125 lbs.), Gunnar Kroeger (125 lbs.), Cody Lamm (195 lbs.) and Avi Turcios (195 lbs.).
This week, the JH team competed in Yuma Tuesday, Jan. 24, and several JH matches will lead off the HHS dual with Fleming Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. in Holyoke.
The JH team will then travel to the Sterling Invitational Tuesday, Jan. 31 and will host the Holyoke Bash Thursday, Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m.
Holyoke Enterprise January 26, 2012