Delta County high schools fared well at last Saturday's Maverick Duals on the campus of Colorado Mesa University.
Paonia High School rolled through the five-match day with no team losses and finished with 10 wrestlers completing an unbeaten slate of matches. Cedaredge and Hotchkiss finished the day with 4-1 records and Delta was 3-2.
Paonia's wins came against Rifle (45-24), Ignacio (54-15), Monezuma-Cortez (42-18), Grand Valley (54-30) and Montrose (45-27).
Cedaredge's wins were against Faith Christian (51-20), Gunnison (70-6), Delta (66-18) and Moffat County (47-18). The Bruins' lone loss came against 5A Grand Junction (15-53).
Hotchkiss started the day with a loss to Grand Junction (15-54) and then reeled off four straight wins beginning with a 45-30 decision over Montrose. The Bulldogs claimed a lopsided 60-18 win over Faith Christian and scored a 66-18 win over Coal Ridge. The final match of the day was a 60-22 verdict over Rifle's Bears.
Cedaredge began its day with a 51-20 win over Faith Christian and followed with a huge 70-6 victory over Gunnison.
In its third match of the day, Cedaredge ran into the strong Grand Junction squad and lost its only match of the day 15-53. The Bruins finished the day with a 66-18 win over Delta and followed with a 47-18 decision against Moffat County.
Delta's Panthers were 3-2 on the day. Moffat County slipped past the Panthers 47-30 in Delta's first match of the day. The Panthers won two straight with a 48-24 win over Faith Christian and 53-24 against Coal Ridge. The 18-66 loss to Cedaredge was Delta's second loss of the day with a 52-24 win over Grand Valley salvaging a rough day for the Panthers.
For individual match scores go to trackwrestling.com for all of Saturday's statistics.