Paonia dominates Olathe 59-9 in dual

By Tamie Meck

In their final home dual of the season the Paonia Eagles defeated Olathe last Thursday, 59-9.

The dual opened at 160 pounds with Olathe's Wyatt Mansker winning by an 8-2 decision over Jesse Burns.

Paonia won five matches by fall: Anthony Felice (170) over Tegon Harris in 2 minutes, 53 seconds; 182 -- Jaden Miller over Norma Alejandro (0:17); 195 -- Poncho Lopez over Santiago Perez (1:30), 106 -- Regan Todd over Caleb Bachman (0:54), and 145 -- Clay Cambpell over Timoteo Pena (1:22).

In the heavyweight match, Pirate Chase Sale won by fall (2:45) over Kaden Heiniger.

At 132, Caden Meilner won by a 12-3 major decision over Jonathan Bolinger, and at 138, Sackett Chesnik won by a 9-1 major decision over sixth-ranked Clay Yarnell.

Olathe was open at 220, 120 and 126, and both teams were open at 113.

In JV action, Olathe's Brent Gray won at 160 by fall (3:56) over Eagle Carlos Lozano, and at 145, Paonia's Shane Odem won by fall (3:45) over Vincent Price.

Olathe duals Rifle at 6 p.m. Friday and finishes the regular season Saturday at the Norwood Maverick tournament before heading to the 3A Region 1 tournament on Feb. 9. Paonia will close out the regulation season at 6 p.m. Thursday when it duals Delta.