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Ben Culverwell of Lincoln County was the champion of the 120-pound weight class at the Panther Invitational in Alamo last week. Pahranagat Valley is at the Chaparral Invitational in Las Vegas today and Saturday, and Lincoln County today is at the Pine View tournament in Pine View, Utah.

Boulder City’s wrestling team claimed five first-place finishes to go along with nine other top-four finishes Friday to roll with the team title at the Panther Invitational at Alamo.

Garrett Leavitt won at 126 pounds for the Eagles, who also saw victories from Aiden Fradella (138), Jimmy Dunagan (160), Adam Clary (182) and Mike Kaposta (285).

The Eagles scored 233 points, and Pahrump Valley came in second place with 174 points. The Trojans’ JV finished third, and Boulder City’s JV squad placed fourth.

  Pahranagat Valley placed fifth with 74 points and Lincoln County finished ninth with 28.5 points.

 Pahranagat’s Reece Thornton won the 195-pound championship, the lone winner for the host Panthers. He won all his matches by pin.

Ben Culverwell was the lone winner for Lincoln County in the 120-pound championship.

 Pahrump had five wrestlers who took third place in their various divisions. Pahranagat, Moapa Valley and the Pahrump JVs all had three wrestlers each who finished fourth place.

  Salvador Heredia was fourth for Pahranagat at 113 pounds.  Chris Thornton (182) was third place, two wins, one loss. Tate Leavitt (220) placed fourth and Jon Michael-Stewart (285) finished in fourth place with two wins and two loses.

 Pahranagat coach Brad Loveday said, “It was a good tournament with a lot of teams. Our kids wrestled well. It’s a well organized tournament under directors Mike Sparrow and Tanya Mortensen.”

This week Pahranagat Valley participates in the 10-team Chaparral Invitational in Las Vegas and Lincoln County goes to the Pine View tournament in Pine View, Utah.