A handful of junior-high aged wrestlers competed in the Middle School State Finals, last weekend in Denver.

Jose Ruiz went 4-2 and placed fifth in his weight.

Yahir Trejo went 4-2 and placed fifth.

John Smith, Tyler Allen and Larms Sims each won one match.

Coach Brendy Allen, Lars Sims, Jose Ruiz, Yahir Trejo, coach Jaden Blach, Tyler Allen and John Smith (clockwise from top left) at the Middle School State Tournament in Denver. (Courtesy Photo)

There was a total of 196 schools represented at the tournament with most brackets having 36 kids per bracket.