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Buffalo wrestling hosts final home meet, senior night

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Jace Skovgard looks for his opening move

Buffalo High School senior Jace Skovgard looks for his opening move against Green River opponent Max Orr on Saturday. Skovgard finished the match up 7-0 when he won with a pin.

Buffalo High School wrestling hosted Green River for their senior night home match on Saturday morning, Feb. 6, 2021. The final home meet of the season was supposed to include two additional teams but due to weather was limited to Buffalo and Green River. Buffalo will wrestle in Douglas next weekend in regionals. 

Ruben Cleveland waits for his opponent

Buffalo High School wrestler Ruben Cleveland waits for his opponent to situate before starting his exhibition match on Saturday. Three exhibition matches were wrestled after the conclusion of the match with one getting canceled last minute. 

Ruben Cleveland looks up at the referee

Buffalo High School wrestler Ruben Cleveland looks up at the referee while he holds a pin during his exhibition match on Saturday. Cleveland won with a pin in the second period.

Jace Skovgard pushes back

Buffalo High School senior Jace Skovgard pushes back on his Green River opponent Max Orr on Saturday. Skovgard won in the second period with a pin.

Miles Packard locks onto opponent Michael Cynova

Buffalo High School freshman Miles Packard locks onto opponent Michael Cynova on Saturday. Packard scored on an escape but lost the match overall.

Brenton Ross lays flat after being turned onto his stomach

Buffalo High School junior Brenton Ross lays flat after being turned onto his stomach during his match on Saturday. Ross wrestled a full three periods and lost 2-12 in the end.

Garrett Traylor, left, and assistant coach Jason Tomich yell

Buffalo High School head coach Garrett Traylor, left, and assistant coach Jason Tomich yell to support sophomore Teila Peters to help her hold strong in the final seconds of the first period on Saturday. Buffalo had eight wrestlers compete on Saturday and nine total wrestle - one in an exhibition match only.

Hazen Camino pushes forward over his Green River opponent Brett Stanton

Buffalo High School freshman Hazen Camino pushes forward over his Green River opponent Brett Stanton on Saturday. The match was tied in the third period, sending the pair into three overtime periods before Stanton was able to score on a buzzer-beater escape to win.

Hazen Camino searches for more points

Buffalo fans watch with masks on as Buffalo freshman Hazen Camino searches for more points on Saturday. Fans are still required to wear facemasks in the gym and social distance from other groups.

Ben Camino jumps to his feet

Buffalo High School junior Ben Camino jumps to his feet hoping his brother Hazen earned another two points on Saturday. Hazen didn't score here but had the crowd, bench and coaches all yelling in support.

Joe Burtenshaw pulls himself up onto his elbows

Buffalo High School senior Joe Burtenshaw pulls himself up onto his elbows during his match on Saturday. Burtenshaw wrestled the final competition match for Buffalo before the exhibition matches began.

Brenton Ross fights to escape a pin

Buffalo High School junior Brenton Ross fights to escape a pin during his exhibition match on Saturday. Ross was pinned early in the second period.

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

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