Colorado places seventh at U.S. Marine Corps Junior Women's Nationals

Colorado wrestling

(Courtesy of Orlando Gallegos)

Colorado had two second place finishes to secure seventh place at the U.S. Marine Corps Women's Nationals in the Junior Women's Freestyle division.

Florence's Kourtney Boehm and Douglas County's Jerzie Estrada placed second in the 122 and 138 weight class, respectively.

Douglas County added another wrestler at the podium as Tristan Kelly won her third-place match in the 164-pound division.

In the Cadet division, Kelly lost in the fifth place match. Colorado did not place in the top ten.

However, Brighton's Jaslynn Gallegos took third place in the 106-pound weight class after taking sixth in the junior sector.

Gallegos accepted the award for most pins in the cadet division, with five.

On the boys side, Jett Strickenberger won his 94-pound bout.

Dominick Serrano placed second in the 120-pound division. Serrano went a perfect 50-0 for Windsor as he took the state championship in Class 4A.

The Colorado boys tied for 14th in the junior freestyle division.