Six Cortez wrestlers competed in the Rocky Mountain Nationals Series, Monster Match Event last Friday. The tournament was held at the National Western Stockshow Events Center in Commerce City. A total of 1,500 competitors from 18 states wrestled on 19 mats for one champion in each age and weight division. Back row from left, Seager Oliver, 18U; 160 pounds; first-place (won all matches by pin). Levi Gross, 18U; 126 lbs; 2-2 record. Ryan Daves, 18U; 145 lbs; fifth-place. Front row, Jude Quinlan, 7-9; 57.1-66 lbs; fourth-place. Gavin Quinlan, 10-12; 66.1-78 lbs; fourth-place. Shawn Higgins, 12U; 70 lbs; 2-2 record.
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