To the mat

Wayne High School’s Barlow Pace prepares to pin Altamont’s Tyson Norman Saturday in Richfield. Pace led the Badgers to third place in the 1A divisional tournament.

The 1A divisional wrestling tournament was hosted at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield Friday and Saturday.

The tournament ended with Altamont winning the A division, followed by Panguitch and Wayne.

Duchesne won the B division, followed by Monticello and Rich. Piute nabbed fifth.

Wayne — The Badger’s Barlow Pace won the 152-pound weight class, defeating Altamont’s Tyson Norman in the championship bout. Pace pinned Norman and one other opponent on his way to divisional gold.

Justin Johnson (285) also earned a first place finish. He took down Altamont’s Kalvin Stevenson in 1:27.

Kyler Bredsguard (160) nabbed second after being defeated by Altamont’s Wyatt Jessen in the championship match.

Mason Wells (120) also made it to the final match of his weight class, but was felled by Altamont’s Dean Thompson.

James Oldroyd (195) also finished in second place after taking on Altamont’s Cody Miles.

Tava`e Pei (220), Logan Stevens (132) and Logan Sharpless (138) all placed third for Wayne.

Kent Jackson (113), Wade Jeffery (126) and Cody Brittain (145) all ended up with fourth place finishes.

Ty Hilton (106) and Jacob Oldroyd (170) both nabbed fifth individually. Calvert Taylor (170) placed seventh for Wayne.

Piute —

Reese Fautin (132) and Brax Jensen (152) led the Thunderbirds with third place finishes at the divisional.

Taylor Sides (120), Austin Best (182) and Shad Julander (195) each completed the tournament in fourth place.

Luis Olivera (126) and David Jessup (138) rounded out Piute’s finishers, both ending the tourney in fifth place.

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