Yuma wrestlers edged Lyons

Yuma High School’s wrestlers barely hung on to their perfect dual record, Tuesday night in Wiggins.

The Indians topped the Lyons Lions by the barest of margins, 33-32. The result of the Wiggins match was not available.
Yuma found itself trailing Lyons 28-0 when Louden Blach got Yuma on the board with a forfeit win at 170. Kevin Hermosillo followed with a win by fall (2 minutes, 44 seconds) at 182. Kallen Blach got a forfeit win at 195, as did Jose Ruiz at 220. Brandon Mendoza then picked up a 57-second pin at

John Smith in action last weekend at YMS. (Dave Gustafson)
285. There were double forfeits at 106 and 113, and John Smith got Yuma its final points with an 8-1 decision at 120.
Lyons had a strong run, winning on the mat at 132, 138, 145, 152 and 160 before Yuma got on the board. Lyons finished the match with a pin at 126.
Yuma’s wrestlers are at Brush on Saturday for matches against the Beetdiggers and Platte Valley.