The Yuma High School girls’ wrestling team made its presence felt during its season-opening quadrangular at Doherty High School in Colorado Springs, Saturday.
The Indians first went two rounds with host Doherty.
In the first round, Eva Ruiz and Makenzie Phelps each won by pin. Ashley Marshall lost by decision, and Fatima Duran,
Destiny Henderson and Abril Montes de Oca lost by fall. In the second round, Ruiz won by fall, and Montes de Oca won by major decision. Henderson lost by decision, and Marshall and Duran lost by fall.
The Indians later were back on the mat against Legacy. Four Yuma wrestlers won by pin, Duran, Montes de Oca, Ruiz and Mia Dischner in her first action of the day. Marshall, Henderson and Phelps lost by fall. In the second round against Legacy, Marshall, Duran and Montes de Oca all won by fall, and Henderson lost by fall.
Yuma wrapped up the day against Mesa Ridge. In round one, Marshall, Henderson and Dischner each won by fall. In round two, Ruiz and Dischner won by pin, Marshall lost by major decision, and Montes de Oca and Phelps both lost by fall.
The wrestlers are back in action next weekend.
(Reports and photos courtesy of Marylu Smith-Dischner.)