Duo wins Salida tourney after loss to Olathe

GHS Wrestling — Losses are never easy, but they’re even harder to accept when they come as a result of forfeit.

The Gunnison High School (GHS) wrestling team experienced as much this past Thursday in hosting their first dual of the season against Olathe High School. The Cowboys wrestled in nine matches on the night, winning five of them — yet, the Pirates still managed to come away with the 42-39 victory.

“The kids wrestled good last night,” said head coach Dave Uhrig. “Olathe had three kids who were returning (state) qualifiers and one placer. It was an exciting dual to watch.”

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