Hardman, a junior, successfully defended his 140-pound title by pinning
Lane, who won the 189 state title last year as a sophomore while at Nucla, captured the 215 crown this year by pinning
Hardman and Lane, as well as fourth-place finisher Darrel Jenson (285), helped lead the Mavericks to a fifth-place finish with 83 points, placing behind
For Nucla, Sickels obtained the 130 title with a 4-2 decision over Ryan Gallegos of
The Mustangs junior Ty Spangler also finished sixth.
As a team, the four Nucla wrestlers finished a collective 16th with 45 points.
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