Delta's Panthers picked up a pair of dual wins last week with matches against Rifle and Olathe on Dec. 7. Delta scored a 45-35 win over Rifle and notched a 51-12 decision against Olathe.
Delta 45, Rifle 35
Action began at 152 against Rifle. Brandon Harper gave the Panthers an early lead with his win over Taylor Flynn in a fall, 3:09. Delta's Drake Horn followed suit with a fall (6:58) over Brian De La Rosa at 160; Aiden Barrios (Delta) won by forfeit at 170 and Kolby Keller picked up a forfeit win at 182.
At 195, Delta's Gauge Lockhart scored a 2-0 decision over Pedro Guardado and Rifle's Jared Henderson won by fall over Ethan Lawrence in the 220-pound bout. Logan Church, last year's 3A state champion at 285, won his match by forfeit.
Rifle won at 106 with Justin Henderson scoring a pinfall over Alonso Saenz; Gustavo Gonzalez won by forfeit at 113, Bryan Soto won by forfeit at 120; Cauy Smith defeated Ayden Tucker by fall at 126 and Conrad Demann scored a technical fall (18-2 at 4:00) over Jarrin Crandall.
Cody Suave got the Panthers back on track with a win by forfeit at 138 and Brandon Harper finished the match with a pinfall (0:26) win over Dillon Tiffany.
Delta 51, Olathe 12
Delta wrestled Olathe in a second bout of the evening on Dec. 7. Matches began in the 160-pound weight division with Horn winning by fall (4:16) over Timoteo Pena. At 170, Barrios won a 7-2 decision over Teagon Harris; Keller won by forfeit at 182; Lockhart won by forfeit at 195; Olathe's Gustavo Alejo won by fall over Ethan Lawrence at 220; Church won by TF (18-2, 2:00) over Chase Sale; Saenz won (MD 15-3) over Caleb Bachman at 106; a double-forfeit occured at 113; double forfeit at 120; Tucker won by fall over Alecxis Hernandez at 126; Olathe's Jonathan Bollinger pinned Crandall at 132; Sauve won by forfeit at 138, Starr won by forfeit at 145 and Harper was a 9-5 winner over Keenan Mansker at 152.
The Panthers will compete in this weekend's Warrior Classic.