DCSD Wrestlers and Swimmers are Strong Competitors at State Meets
Chaparral 12th grader, Dane Drimmer, claimed the 285 lb. bracket to capture the championship match, winning the title by defeating his Pine Creek opponent. Several other DCSD wrestlers performed with excellence at the state wrestling tournament at the Pepsi Center.
2nd place at 106 lbs.-Hunter Matney-Ponderosa High School
5th place at 152 lbs.-Dawson Cranmer-Chaparral High School
2nd place at 160 lbs.-Robert Gambrell –Douglas County High School
3rd place at 160 lbs.-Tyler Turco-Ponderosa High School
5th place at 170 lbs.-Tanner Olson-Ponderosa High School
2nd place at 182 lbs.-Trenton Schultz-Mountain Vista High School
2nd place at 195 lbs.-Matthew Stanley-ThunderRidge High School
The Girls State Swim Meet at Edora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins was the center of competition on February 13th and 14th. The meet produced three champions from DCSD.
Annie Ochitwa, an outstanding swimmer from ThunderRidge, won two events:
Women 50 Yard Free-22.86 seconds
Women 100 Yard Free-49.60 seconds
An excellent swimmer from Rock Canyon, Abigail Kochevar, wonthe Women 100 Yard Back in 54.17 seconds.
ThunderRidge placed second in the Women’s 200 Yard Medley Relay, bolstered by great performances by Patricia Van Law, Mason Dahman, Annie Ochitwa and Elizabeth Kneip. The same four swimmers finished third in the Women’s 100 yard Free Relay. The ThunderRidge women finished 5th in the team rankings.
Patricia Van Law finished 2nd in the Women’s 100 Yard Back and she finished 5th in the Women’s 100 Yard Fly.
Mason Dahman finished 5th in the Women’s 100 Yard Breast.