MVHS wrestlers tough on the mat at Lander

MV wrestler Carson Eardley struggles to make the pin in a bout at Lander. COURTESY PHOTO/Kacey Eardley

LANDER — MVHS Buffalo varsity wrestlers placed 14th out of 25 teams at the Lander Valley Invitational last week, Jan. 20–21.

The big Lander Wrestling Tournament wrapped up on Saturday, and this event had plenty of state championship contenders, in every weight class. This was a great tune-up for the prestigious Ron Thon Tournament in Riverton coming up this week. In the boys' team standings, Kemmerer took first with 208.5 points, Cody followed in second place with 191 points.

Teams included host school Lander, Cody Green River, Kemmerer, Pinedale, Douglas, Dubois, Powell, Mountain View and Lyman.

Varsity results for the MVHS Buffalos included two making a presence in the 182 weight division. They were Carson Eardley who took third, followed by teammate

Tyson Muir who placed fifth in this division.

Two JV wresters took second place in their division. Garrett Redden took second in the 106 weight division and Weston Spackman second in the 113 weight division.