Wrestling: Colorado State Championship results

By: Tom Giles Email
By: Tom Giles Email

DENVER (KKCO) -- Montrose's Jordan Passehl and Olathe's Kyle Piatt both finish the season with perfect records as the two took home state titles at the CHSAA Wrestling State Championships in Denver on Saturday night.

James Drinkhouse and Justin Smith, both of Paonia, took home the state title as well.

Central's Matt Gurule was seeking his 3rd state championship, but lost to Josh Martinez of Pine Creek, 3-0.

Below are the results from the championship round:

5A
112 lbs -- Josh Martinez (Pine Creek) dec. Matthew Gurule (Central) 3-0
140 lbs -- Tanner Hirstine (Cherry Creek) dec. Jesse Hoffschneider (Grand Junction) 3-1

4A
119 lbs — Courtland Hacker (Broomfield) dec. Daniel Salazar (Palisade) 8-5
171 lbs — Josh VanTine (Broomfield) dec. Bryce Gaber (Montrose) 8-1
189 lbs -— Jordan Passehl (Montrose) dec. Dwight Howes (Arvada) 5-4
215 lbs — Coltin Oster-Miller (Ridgeview) pinned Braxton Franz (Montrose) 6:50 OT

3A
119 lbs — Ben Polkowske (Centauri) dec. Zach Shank (Olathe) 5-2
145 lbs— Ryan Gallegos (Grand Valley) dec. Kris Nieto (Olathe) 4-0
152 lbs— Kyle Piatt (Olathe) dec. Iver Sandoval (Centauri) 7-5 OT
160 lbs– Matt Addington (Florence) dec. Caleb Wyatt (Hotchkiss) 16-6

2A
140 lbs — James Drinkhouse (Paonia) pinned Wyatt Barber (Merino) 5:28
160 lbs — Justin Smith (Paonia) dec. Mike Lozano (Holly) 4-2


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