Palisade was too much for Hotchkiss as they earn the 40-22 win at Brownson Arena on Thursday night.
After falling behind 3-0 Palisade's Cody Head pinned JP Scriver of Hotchkiss for six points and the lead.
Palisade never surrendered the lead after that.
This was each team's first match after the holiday break. Hotchkiss came into this one as the No. 3 team in class 2A after jumping up three spots from the previous rankings.