Routt County wrestling: Muhme, Young and Zimmerman have perfect weekends |

Routt County wrestling: Muhme, Young and Zimmerman have perfect weekends

Steamboat Springs High School wrestler Cole Muhme won 9-0 during a match against Coal Ridge on Jan. 20. He went 4-0 through his matches at a tournament Feb. 5.
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The Hayden Valley High School wrestling team won at the Meeker Duals on Saturday. The Tigers won four duals and lost one and saw incredible individual performances, as well.

Hayden beat Coal Ridge, Basalt, Meeker Gold and Delta in duals before losing to Meeker Black.

At 106 pounds, Chase Preston went 4-1, winning his matches with first-round falls. Kale Johnson lost just one match to Ty Goedert, of Meeker Black. Otherwise, he won. He pinned two opponents and defeated Coal Ridge wrestler Emjai Holder in a 10-0 major decision.

Zimmerman was 3-0 in his matches, pinning all three of his competitors. Sabyn Hager was nearly perfect on the day, as well. He won his first three matches by pin, major decision and sudden victory. Then, against Meeker Black’s Abe Maupin, he lost. Meanwhile, Cody Hawn was 3-1, also losing to a Meeker Black wrestler.

Soroco High School was also in attendance. With a smaller team, Soroco lost its duals, but senior Austin Little got a win out of the day. He also lost to Meeker challenger Brendan Clatterbaugh, who pinned the Ram with just 15 seconds left in the match.

Tim Bedell, at 132 pounds, also earned a win, defeating Tanner Goodwin, of Meeker.

Meanwhile, the Steamboat Springs High School team traveled to the Western Slope League Tournament in Glenwood.

Kaleb Young won both his matches at 113 pounds, defeating both his opponents by fall. Muhme also won his bracket at 126 pounds, going 4-0 on the day with three technical falls and an injury default. Additionally, Henry Dismuke went 2-0 at 170 pounds to win his bracket.

Layton Morrison had just one loss to his name Saturday. He fell 12-9 to a Palisade wrestler, but he won his next two matches.

At 152 pounds, John Bene had a similar day. He won his first match by pin, lost his next, then won his last match with a 9-5 decision.

For full results from both tournaments, visit

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