Thursday, January 14, 2016/lk
GRANDVIEW The Greyhounds boys wrestling team surrendered three forfeits to start the match and never recovered in a 51-24 loss to Quincy last night.
After the visiting Jackrabbits built an 18-0 lead on those early forfeits, Grandview won the next three matches to pull within 18-16.
The Greyhounds’ rally started at 106 pounds, when Juan Birrueta won a 6-2 decision over Damian Ramirez. Cesar Galvan followed at 113 pounds with a pin in 1:32 over Quincy’s Daniel Cruz. Grandview’s Sergio Gomez made it three in a row at 120 pounds when he pinned Abraham Avalos in 5:03.
Quincy, however, won the next four matches, three by pins, to pull away for good. The Jackrabbits’ roll started with Julian Trejo at 126 pounds, pinning Esgar Valencia in 3:47. Raul Barajas (132 pounds) and Salvador Chavarin (138 pounds) followed with pins for Quincy over Case Graf and Greg Vivar, respectively.
Geo Garcia wrapped up the run at 145 pounds by defeating Grandview’s Juan Fernandez 7-4.
The Greyhounds’ last gasp came in the next two matches. Maurice Prieto (152 pounds) edged Quincy’s Tanner Wallace 9-7, and JoJo Cisneros-Valdez (160 pounds) followed with a pin in 1:42 over Ray Robinson.
The Jackrabbits closed out the evening with a pair of victories, as Victor Tafoya (170 pounds) pinned Javier Martinez in 1:13 and Iche Ramirez (182 pounds) pinned Rigo Guerrero in 54 seconds.
The Greyhounds return to action tonight at Prosser.